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albany

  • noun state capital of New York; located in eastern New York State on the west bank of the Hudson river
    capital of New York.
  • noun a town in southwest Georgia; processing center for peanuts and pecans

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hastings

  • noun United States architect who formed and important architectural firm with John Merven Carrere (1860-1929)
    Thomas Hastings.
  • noun a town in East Sussex just to the south of the place where the battle of Hastings took place

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mcalester

  • noun a town in southeastern Oklahoma

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paris

  • noun the capital and largest city of France; and international center of culture and commerce
    French capital; capital of France; City of Light.
  • noun sometimes placed in subfamily Trilliaceae
    genus Paris.

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saint_joseph

  • noun a Christian holy day
    St Joseph; March 19.
  • noun a town in northwest Missouri on the Missouri River; in the 19th century it became the eastern terminus of the pony express
    St. Joseph.

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tara

  • noun a village in eastern Ireland (northwest of Dublin); seat of Irish kings until 6th century

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poplar_bluff

  • noun a town in southeast Missouri

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new_london

  • noun a town in southeastern Connecticut near Long Island Sound; an important whaling center in the 19th century

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cowtown

  • noun a small town in a cattle-raising area of western North America
    cow town.

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interlaken

  • noun a popular resort town in the Alps in west central Switzerland

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maarianhamina

  • noun a town that is the chief port of the Aland islands
    Mariehamn.

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cooperstown

  • noun a small town in east central New York; site of the National Baseball Hall of Fame

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tyler

  • noun elected vice president and became the 10th President of the United States when Harrison died (1790-1862)
    John Tyler; President Tyler.
  • noun a town in northeast Texas

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dubuque

  • noun a town in eastern Iowa on the Mississippi River

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hilo

  • noun a town in Hawaii on the island of Hawaii

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nazareth

  • noun a historic town in northern Israel that is mentioned in the Gospels as the home of Joseph and Mary

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nampa

  • noun a town in southwestern Idaho

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bloomington

  • noun a university town in south central Indiana

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brunswick

  • noun a university town in southwestern Maine
  • noun a town in southeast Georgia near the Atlantic coast; a port of entry

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dhahran

  • noun an oil town in eastern Saudi Arabia on an inlet from the Persian Gulf; in June 1996 terrorists bombed an apartment complex in Dhahran killing 19 United States soldiers and wounding more than 300 people

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ayr

  • noun a port in southwestern Scotland

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yuma

  • noun a member of the North American Indian people of Arizona and adjacent Mexico and California
  • noun a town in southwestern Arizona on the Colorado River and the California border

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hippo

  • noun an ancient Numidian town in northwestern Africa adjoining present-day Annaba in northeastern Algeria
    Hippo Regius.
  • noun massive thick-skinned herbivorous animal living in or around rivers of tropical Africa
    Hippopotamus amphibius; river horse; hippopotamus.

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valdosta

  • noun a town in southern Georgia near the Florida border

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saqqara

  • noun a town in northern Egypt; site of the oldest Egyptian pyramids
    Sakkara; Saqqarah.

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columbia

  • noun a North American river; rises in southwestern Canada and flows southward across Washington to form the border between Washington and Oregon before emptying into the Pacific; known for its salmon runs in the spring
    Columbia River.
  • noun a town in west central Tennessee

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elmont

  • noun a town on Long Island in New York; site of Belmont Park

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champaign

  • noun extensive tract of level open land
    plain; field.
    • they emerged from the woods onto a vast open plain
    • he longed for the fields of his youth
  • noun a university town in east central Illinois adjoining Urbana

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aberdare

  • noun a mining town in southern Wales

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alpena

  • noun a town in northern Michigan on an arm of Lake Huron

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sakkara

  • noun a town in northern Egypt; site of the oldest Egyptian pyramids
    Saqqara; Saqqarah.

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stagirus

  • noun an ancient town of Greece where Aristotle was born
    Stagira.

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rochester

  • noun a city in western New York; a center of the photographic equipment industry
  • noun a town in southeast Minnesota

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nanaimo

  • noun a town in southwestern British Columbia on Vancouver Island to the west of Vancouver

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hometown

  • noun the town (or city) where you grew up or where you have your principal residence
    • he never went back to his hometown again

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biloxi

  • noun a member of the Siouan people of southeastern Mississippi
  • noun an old town in southern Mississippi on the Gulf of Mexico

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tivoli

  • noun a town twenty miles to the east of Rome (Tibur is the ancient name); a summer resort during the Roman empire; noted for its waterfalls
    Tibur.

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boom

  • noun a deep prolonged loud noise
    roar; thunder; roaring.
  • noun a state of economic prosperity

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flagstaff

  • noun a town in north central Arizona; site of an important observatory
  • noun a tall staff or pole on which a flag is raised
    flagpole.

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urbana

  • noun a university town in east central Illinois adjoining Champaign

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nogales

  • noun a town in Arizona on the Mexican border opposite Nogales, Mexico
  • noun a town in northern Mexico on the border of Arizona

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saginaw

  • noun a town in east central Michigan on an arm of Lake Huron

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paducah

  • noun a town in western Kentucky on the Ohio River

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pocatello

  • noun a university town in southeastern Idaho

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chartres

  • noun a town in northern France that is noted for its Gothic Cathedral

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pine_bluff

  • noun a town in southeast central Arkansas on the Arkansas River

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nag_hammadi

  • noun a town in Upper Egypt
  • noun a collection of 13 ancient papyrus codices translated from Greek into Coptic that were discovered by farmers near the town of Nag Hammadi in 1945; the codices contain 45 distinct works including the chief sources of firsthand knowledge of Gnosticism
    Nag Hammadi Library.

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lexington

  • noun town in eastern Massachusetts near Boston where the first battle of the American Revolution was fought
  • noun a city in eastern Kentucky; noted for raising thoroughbred horses

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laramie

  • noun a university town in southeast Wyoming

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eureka

  • noun an alloy of copper and nickel with high electrical resistance and a low temperature coefficient; used as resistance wire
    constantan.
  • noun a town in northwest California on an arm of the Pacific Ocean

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athenian

  • noun a resident of Athens
  • adjective of or relating to or characteristic of Athens or its inhabitants

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akko

  • noun a town and port in northwestern Israel in the eastern Mediterranean
    Accho; Akka; Acre.

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alexandria

  • noun a town in Louisiana on the Red River
  • noun the chief port of Egypt; located on the western edge of the Nile delta on the Mediterranean Sea; founded by Alexander the Great; the capital of ancient Egypt
    El Iskandriyah.

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texarkana

  • noun a town in northeast Texas adjacent to Texarkana, Arkansas
  • noun a town in southwest Arkansas on the Texas border adjacent to Texarkana, Texas

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redding

  • noun a town in north central California on the Sacramento River

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hannibal

  • noun general who commanded the Carthaginian army in the second Punic War; crossed the Alps and defeated the Romans but was recalled to defend Carthage and was defeated (247-182 BC)
  • noun a town in northeast Missouri on the Mississippi River; boyhood home of Mark Twain

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akka

  • noun a town and port in northwestern Israel in the eastern Mediterranean
    Accho; Akko; Acre.

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medford

  • noun a town in southwestern Oregon; a summer resort
  • noun town in northeastern Massachusetts; residential suburb of Boston

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gloucester

  • noun a town in northeastern Massachusetts on Cape Ann to the northeast of Boston; the harbor has been a fishing center for centuries
  • noun a city in southwestern England in Gloucestershire on the Severn

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agrigento

  • noun a town in Italy in southwestern Sicily near the coast; the site of six Greek temples
    Acragas.

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la_crosse

  • noun a town in western Wisconsin on the Mississippi River

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bellingham

  • noun a town in northwestern Washington on a bay near the Canadian border

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dodge_city

  • noun a town of southwestern Kansas on the Arkansas River; formerly a rowdy cow town

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sitka

  • noun a town in southeastern Alaska that was the capital of Russian America and served as the capital of Alaska from 1867 until 1906

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cairo

  • noun a town at the southern tip of Illinois at the confluence of the Ohio and Mississippi Rivers
  • noun the capital of Egypt and the largest city in Africa; a major port just to the south of the Nile delta; formerly the home of the Pharaohs
    capital of Egypt; Egyptian capital; El Qahira; Al Qahira.

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wagga_wagga

  • noun a town on the Murrumbidgee River in New South Wales; agricultural trading center

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fredericksburg

  • noun a town in northeastern Virginia on the Rappahannock River
  • noun an important battle in the American Civil War (1862); the Union Army under A. E. Burnside was defeated by the Confederate Army under Robert E. Lee
    Battle of Fredericksburg.

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morristown

  • noun a town in northern New Jersey where the Continental Army spent two winters

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mcallen

  • noun a town in southern Texas on the Rio Grande

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saqqarah

  • noun a town in northern Egypt; site of the oldest Egyptian pyramids
    Sakkara; Saqqara.

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antakya

  • noun a town in southern Turkey; ancient commercial center and capital of Syria; an early center of Christianity
    Antakiya; Antioch.

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cow_town

  • noun a small town in a cattle-raising area of western North America
    cowtown.

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klamath_falls

  • noun a town in southern Oregon near the California border

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ithaca

  • noun a college town in central New York on Lake Cayuga
  • noun a Greek island to the west of Greece; in Homeric legend Odysseus was its king
    Ithaki.

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santa_barbara

  • noun a town in southwestern California on the Pacific Ocean

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enid

  • noun a town in north central Oklahoma

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el_aaium

  • noun a town in Morocco near the Atlantic coast

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grand_island

  • noun a town in south central Nebraska

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orono

  • noun a university town in east central Maine on the Penobscot River to the north of Bangor

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brattleboro

  • noun a town in southeastern Vermont on the Connecticut River

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jackson

  • noun English film actress who later became a member of British Parliament (born in 1936)
    Glenda Jackson.
  • noun United States singer who began singing with his four brothers and later became a highly successful star during the 1980s (born in 1958)
    Michael Joe Jackson; Michael Jackson.

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monte_carlo

  • noun a town and popular resort in the principality of Monaco; famous for its gambling casino

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abydos

  • noun an ancient Greek colony on the Asiatic side of the Dardanelles; scene of the legend of Hero and Leander

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nome

  • noun a town in western Alaska on the southern coast of the Seward Peninsula; an important center of an Alaskan gold rush at the beginning of the 20th century

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gettysburg

  • noun a small town in southern Pennsylvania; site of a national cemetery
  • noun a battle of the American Civil War (1863); the defeat of Robert E. Lee's invading Confederate Army was a major victory for the Union
    Battle of Gettysburg.

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lubavitch

  • noun a town in Belarus that was the center of the Chabad movement for a brief period during the 19th century
  • noun a large missionary Hasidic movement known for their hospitality, technological expertise, optimism and emphasis on religious study
    Lubavitch movement; Chabad; Chabad-Lubavitch.

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gainesville

  • noun a university town in north central Florida

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avignon

  • noun a town in southeastern France on the Rhone River; the seat of the papacy from 1309 to 1378 and the residence of antipopes during the Great Schism

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bennington

  • noun a town in southwestern Vermont

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calais

  • noun a town in northern France on the Strait of Dover that serves as a ferry port to England; in 1347 it was captured by the English king Edward III after a long siege and remained in English hands until it was recaptured by the French king Henry II in 1558

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rapid_city

  • noun a town in southwestern South Dakota in the eastern part of the Black Hills

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williamstown

  • noun a town in northwestern Massachusetts

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petersburg

  • noun a town in southeastern Virginia (south of Richmond); scene of heavy fighting during the American Civil War
  • noun the final campaign of the American Civil War (1864-65); Union forces under Grant besieged and finally defeated Confederate forces under Lee
    Petersburg Campaign.

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key_west

  • noun a town on the westernmost of the Florida keys in the Gulf of Mexico

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muncie

  • noun a town in east central Indiana

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santa_maria_del_tule

  • noun a town in southeastern Mexico near Oaxaca; site of Ahuehuete, a giant Montezuma cypress

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meridian

  • noun the highest level or degree attainable; the highest stage of development
    superlative; pinnacle; acme; top; height; summit; peak; elevation; tiptop.
    • his landscapes were deemed the acme of beauty
    • the artist's gifts are at their acme
    • at the height of her career
    • the peak of perfection
    • summer was at its peak
    • ...catapulted Einstein to the pinnacle of fame
    • the summit of his ambition
    • so many highest superlatives achieved by man
    • at the top of his profession
  • noun a town in eastern Mississippi

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appleton

  • noun English physicist remembered for his studies of the ionosphere (1892-1966)
    Edward Appleton; Sir Edward Victor Appleton.
  • noun a town in eastern Wisconsin

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sault_sainte_marie

  • noun a town of southern Ontario opposite northern Michigan

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township

  • noun an administrative division of a county
    town.
    • the town is responsible for snow removal

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pittsfield

  • noun a town in western Massachusetts

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market_town

  • noun a (usually small) town where a public market is held at stated times

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wausau

  • noun a town in north central Wisconsin

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valenciennes

  • noun a town in northeastern France long noted for its lace industry
  • noun a type of bobbin lace with floral patterns
    Valenciennes lace.

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viborg

  • noun a town of Denmark in north central Jutland

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sherman

  • noun United States general who was commander of all Union troops in the West; he captured Atlanta and led a destructive march to the sea that cut the Confederacy in two (1820-1891)
    William Tecumseh Sherman.
  • noun American Revolutionary leader and signer of the Declaration of Independence and the Articles of Confederation and the United States Constitution (1721-1793)
    Roger Sherman.

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daytona_beach

  • noun a resort town in northeast Florida on the Atlantic coast; hard white beaches have been used for automobile speed trials

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bethlehem_ephrathah

  • noun a small town near Jerusalem on the West Bank of the Jordan River; early home of David and regarded as the place where Jesus was born
    Bethlehem-Judah; Bethlehem; Bayt Lahm.

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harpers_ferry

  • noun a small town in northeastern West Virginia that was the site of a raid in 1859 by the abolitionist John Brown and his followers who captured an arsenal that was located there
    Harper's Ferry.

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del_rio

  • noun a town in southwest Texas on the Rio Grande to the west of San Antonio

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gallup

  • noun a town in northwestern New Mexico near the Arizona border

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aalst

  • noun a town in central Belgium

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hot_springs

  • noun a town in west central Arkansas; a health resort noted for thermal springs
  • noun a natural spring of water at a temperature of 70 F or above
    hot spring; thermal spring.

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butte

  • noun a hill that rises abruptly from the surrounding region; has a flat top and sloping sides
  • noun a town in southwestern Montana; center for mining copper

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taos

  • noun a member of the Pueblo people living in northern New Mexico
  • noun an artist colony in northern New Mexico

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rock_island

  • noun a town in northwest Illinois on the Mississippi River; site of a Union prison during the American Civil War

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timimoun

  • noun a town in central Algeria in the Atlas Mountains

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ghost_town

  • noun a deserted settlement (especially in western United States)

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hays

  • noun United States lawyer and politician who formulated a production code that prescribed the moral content of United States films from 1930 to 1966 (1879-1954)
    William Harrison Hays; Will Hays.
  • noun United States lawyer involved in several famous court trials (1881-1954)
    Arthur Garfield Hays.

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burg

  • noun colloquial American term for a town
    • I've lived in this burg all my life

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houghton

  • noun United States publisher who founded a printing shop that became an important book publisher (1823-1895)
    Henry Oscar Houghton.
  • noun a town in northwest Michigan on the Upper Peninsula

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gadsden

  • noun an industrial town in north central Alabama

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wilmington

  • noun a town in southeastern North Carolina on the Cape Fear River
  • noun the largest city in Delaware

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blacksburg

  • noun a university town in southwestern Virginia (west of Roanoke) in the Allegheny Mountains

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missoula

  • noun a university town in western Montana

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harper's_ferry

  • noun a small town in northeastern West Virginia that was the site of a raid in 1859 by the abolitionist John Brown and his followers who captured an arsenal that was located there
    Harpers Ferry.

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watertown

  • noun a town in southeastern Wisconsin
  • noun a town in northern New York

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washington

  • noun the capital of the United States in the District of Columbia and a tourist mecca; George Washington commissioned Charles L'Enfant to lay out the city in 1791
    Washington D.C.; American capital; capital of the United States.
  • noun a state in northwestern United States on the Pacific
    Evergreen State; WA.

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las_cruces

  • noun a town in southern New Mexico on the Rio Grande

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new_brunswick

  • noun a university town in central New Jersey
  • noun a province in southeastern Canada

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los_alamos

  • noun a town in north central New Mexico; in 1942 it was chosen as a nuclear research site where the first atomic bombs were produced

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panama_city

  • noun a resort and fishing town on the Gulf of Mexico in northwest Florida
  • noun the capital and largest city of Panama
    capital of Panama; Panamanian capital.

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vienne

  • noun a town in south central France where is 1311-1313 the Roman Catholic Church held one of its councils
  • noun the council in 1311-1313 that dealt with alleged crimes of the Knights Templar, planned a new crusade, and took on the reformation of the clergy
    Council of Vienne.

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palm_beach

  • noun a resort town in southeast Florida on an island on the Atlantic coast

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clinton

  • noun wife of President Clinton and later a woman member of the United States Senate (1947-)
    Hilary Clinton; Hilary Rodham Clinton.
  • noun 42nd President of the United States (1946-)
    President Clinton; Bill Clinton; William Jefferson Clinton.

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johnson_city

  • noun a town in northeastern Tennessee

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cow

  • noun female of domestic cattle: "`moo-cow' is a child's term"
    moo-cow.
  • noun mature female of mammals of which the male is called `bull'

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hippo_regius

  • noun an ancient Numidian town in northwestern Africa adjoining present-day Annaba in northeastern Algeria
    Hippo.

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portsmouth

  • noun a port city in southeastern Virginia on the Elizabeth River opposite Norfolk; naval base; shipyards
  • noun a port town in southeastern New Hampshire on the Atlantic Ocean

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kennewick

  • noun a town in southern Washington on the Columbia River

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plymouth

  • noun a town in Massachusetts founded by Pilgrims in 1620

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moline

  • noun a town in northwest Illinois on the Mississippi River

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cuzco

  • noun a town in the Andes in southern Peru; formerly the capital of the Inca empire
    Cusco.

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owensboro

  • noun a town in northwestern Kentucky on the Ohio River; a tobacco market

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knossos

  • noun an ancient town on Crete where Bronze Age culture flourished from about 2000 BC to 1400 BC
    Cnossus; Cnossos.

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plataea

  • noun a former town in Boeotia; site of a battle between the Greeks and Persians in 479 BC
  • noun a defeat of the Persian army by the Greeks at Plataea in 479 BC
    battle of Plataea.

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marquette

  • noun French missionary who accompanied Louis Joliet in exploring the upper Mississippi River valley (1637-1675)
    Jacques Marquette; Pere Jacques Marquette.
  • noun a town on Lake Superior on the Upper Peninsula in northwest Michigan

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dawson

  • noun a town in northwestern Canada in the Yukon on the Yukon River; a boom town around 1900 when gold was discovered in the Klondike

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aberdeen

  • noun a town in western Washington
  • noun a town in northeastern South Dakota

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carlsbad

  • noun a town in southeastern New Mexico on the Pecos River near the Mexican border; potash deposits

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selma

  • noun a town in central Alabama on the Alabama river; in 1965 it was the center of a drive to register Black voters

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midland

  • noun a town in west central Texas
  • noun the interior part of a country

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stratford-on-avon

  • noun a town in central England on the River Avon; birthplace (and burial place) of William Shakespeare
    Stratford-upon-Avon.

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accho

  • noun a town and port in northwestern Israel in the eastern Mediterranean
    Akko; Akka; Acre.

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palo_alto

  • noun a university town in California

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chalcedon

  • noun a former town on the Bosporus (now part of Istanbul); site of the Council of Chalcedon
    Kadikoy.
  • noun the fourth ecumenical council in 451 which defined the two natures (human and divine) of Christ
    Council of Chalcedon.

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greenville

  • noun a town in northwest South Carolina in the Piedmont
  • noun a city in eastern North Carolina; tobacco market

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saratoga_springs

  • noun a town in eastern New York State famed for its spa and its horse racing

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san_pablo

  • noun a town in western California to the north of Oakland on an arm of San Francisco Bay

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vicksburg

  • noun a town in western Mississippi on bluffs above the Mississippi River to the west of Jackson; focus of an important campaign during the American Civil War as the Union fought to control the Mississippi River and so to cut the Confederacy into two halves
  • noun a decisive battle in the American Civil War (1863); after being besieged for nearly seven weeks the Confederates surrendered
    siege of Vicksburg.

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timgad

  • noun an ancient town founded by the Romans; noted for extensive and well-preserved ruins

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stagira

  • noun an ancient town of Greece where Aristotle was born
    Stagirus.

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vidalia

  • noun a town in central Georgia; the origin of Vidalia onions

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victoria

  • noun queen of Great Britain and Ireland and empress of India from 1837 to 1901; the last Hanoverian ruler of England (1819-1901)
    Queen Victoria.
  • noun (Roman mythology) goddess of victory; counterpart of Greek Nike

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cnossos

  • noun an ancient town on Crete where Bronze Age culture flourished from about 2000 BC to 1400 BC
    Cnossus; Knossos.

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market

  • noun the world of commercial activity where goods and services are bought and sold
    market place; marketplace.
    • without competition there would be no market
    • they were driven from the marketplace
  • noun the customers for a particular product or service
    • before they publish any book they try to determine the size of the market for it

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silver_city

  • noun a town in southwestern New Mexico

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boulder

  • noun a large smooth mass of rock detached from its place of origin
    bowlder.
  • noun a town in north central Colorado; Rocky Mountains resort center and university town

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columbus

  • noun the state capital of Ohio; located in the center of the state; site of Ohio State University
    capital of Ohio.
  • noun Italian navigator who discovered the New World in the service of Spain while looking for a route to China (1451-1506)
    Christopher Columbus; Cristoforo Colombo; Cristobal Colon.

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wagram

  • noun a town in northeastern Austria
  • noun a battle in the Napoleonic campaigns (1809); Napoleon defeated the Austrians
    battle of Wagram.

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cherbourg

  • noun a port town in northwestern France on the English Channel; site of a naval base

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lawrence

  • noun Roman martyr; supposedly Lawrence was ordered by the police to give up the church's treasure and when he responded by presenting the poor people of Rome he was roasted to death on a gridiron (died in 258)
    St. Lawrence; Saint Lawrence; Laurentius.
  • noun Welsh soldier who from 1916 to 1918 organized the Arab revolt against the Turks; he later wrote an account of his adventures (1888-1935)
    Thomas Edward Lawrence; T. E. Lawrence; Lawrence of Arabia.

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sarasota

  • noun a town in west central Florida on the Gulf of Mexico

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jalalabad

  • noun a town in eastern Afghanistan (east of Kabul)

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barstow

  • noun a town in southeastern California

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naseby

  • noun a village in western Northamptonshire
  • noun a battle in 1645 that settled the outcome of the first English Civil War as the Parliamentarians won a major victory over the Royalists
    Battle of Naseby.

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santa_cruz

  • noun a town in western California on Monterey Bay; a tourist center
  • noun a city in central Bolivia

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asheville

  • noun a town in western North Carolina in the Blue Ridge Mountains to the west of Charlotte

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main_street

  • noun street that serves as a principal thoroughfare for traffic in a town
    high street.
  • noun any small town (or the people who inhabit it); generally used to represent parochialism and materialism (after a novel by Sinclair Lewis)
    • Main Street will never vote for a liberal politician

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mansfield

  • noun New Zealand writer of short stories (1888-1923)
    Kathleen Mansfield Beauchamp; Katherine Mansfield.
  • noun a town in north central Ohio

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great_falls

  • noun a town in central Montana on the Missouri river; a center of extensive hydroelectric power

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kadikoy

  • noun a former town on the Bosporus (now part of Istanbul); site of the Council of Chalcedon
    Chalcedon.

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fort_smith

  • noun a town in western Arkansas on the Arkansas River at the Oklahoma border

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twin_falls

  • noun a waterfall in the Snake River in southern Idaho
    Twin.
  • noun a town on the Snake River in south central Idaho near the Twin Falls

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bethlehem-judah

  • noun a small town near Jerusalem on the West Bank of the Jordan River; early home of David and regarded as the place where Jesus was born
    Bethlehem; Bayt Lahm; Bethlehem Ephrathah.

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bryan

  • noun United States lawyer and politician who advocated free silver and prosecuted John Scopes (1925) for teaching evolution in a Tennessee high school (1860-1925)
    Great Commoner; Boy Orator of the Platte; William Jennings Bryan.
  • noun a town of east central Texas

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ghost

  • noun a mental representation of some haunting experience
    spectre; shade; spook; specter; wraith.
    • he looked like he had seen a ghost
    • it aroused specters from his past
  • noun a writer who gives the credit of authorship to someone else
    ghostwriter.

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acragas

  • noun a town in Italy in southwestern Sicily near the coast; the site of six Greek temples
    Agrigento.

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coeur_d'alene

  • noun a member of an Amerindian people living in northern Idaho around Coeur d'Alene Lake
  • noun a town in the northern panhandle of Idaho; popular resort area

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boom_town

  • noun a town enjoying sudden prosperity

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bemidji

  • noun a town in northern Minnesota

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churchill

  • noun English general considered one of the greatest generals in history (1650-1722)
    Duke of Marlborough; John Churchill; First Duke of Marlborough.
  • noun British statesman and leader during World War II; received Nobel prize for literature in 1953 (1874-1965)
    Sir Winston Leonard Spenser Churchill; Winston Churchill; Winston S. Churchill.

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canterbury

  • noun a town in Kent in southeastern England; site of the cathedral where Thomas a Becket was martyred in 1170; seat of the archbishop and primate of the Anglican Church

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st._cloud

  • noun a town in central Minnesota on the Mississippi River; granite quarries
    Saint Cloud.

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lawton

  • noun a town in southwest Oklahoma

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fayetteville

  • noun a town in central West Virginia on the New River
  • noun a town in south central North Carolina

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lewiston

  • noun a town in southwestern Maine to the north of Portland
  • noun a town in northwestern Idaho

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bozeman

  • noun a town in southwestern Montana; gateway to Yellowstone National Park

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morgan_city

  • noun a town in southeast Louisiana to the south of Baton Rouge

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cnossus

  • noun an ancient town on Crete where Bronze Age culture flourished from about 2000 BC to 1400 BC
    Knossos; Cnossos.

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monterey

  • noun a town in western California to the south of San Francisco on a peninsula at the southern end of Monterey Bay

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antakiya

  • noun a town in southern Turkey; ancient commercial center and capital of Syria; an early center of Christianity
    Antioch; Antakya.

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concord

  • noun capital of the state of New Hampshire; located in south central New Hampshire on the Merrimack river
    capital of New Hampshire.
  • noun a harmonious state of things in general and of their properties (as of colors and sounds); congruity of parts with one another and with the whole
    concordance; harmony.

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saint_cloud

  • noun a town in central Minnesota on the Mississippi River; granite quarries
    St. Cloud.

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bowling_green

  • noun a town in southern Kentucky
  • noun a field of closely mowed turf for playing bowls

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hershey

  • noun United States confectioner and philanthropist who created the model industrial town of Hershey, Pennsylvania; founded an industrial school for orphan boys (1857-1945)
    Milton Snavely Hershey.
  • noun an industrial town to the east of Harrisburg

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town

  • noun an urban area with a fixed boundary that is smaller than a city
    • they drive through town on their way to work
  • noun the people living in a municipality smaller than a city
    townspeople; townsfolk.
    • the whole town cheered the team

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bath

  • noun a vessel containing liquid in which something is immersed (as to process it or to maintain it at a constant temperature or to lubricate it)
    • she soaked the etching in an acid bath
  • noun you soak and wash your body in a bathtub
    • he has a good bath every morning

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anzio

  • noun a town of central Italy on the Tyrrhenian Sea; the Allies established a beachhead at Anzio in World War II

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altoona

  • noun a town in central Pennsylvania

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north_platte

  • noun a river that rises in northern Colorado and flows northward into Wyoming and then eastward and southeastward through Nebraska where it joins the South Platte to form the Platte River
    North Platte River.
  • noun a town in west central Nebraska on the Platte River

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bethlehem

  • noun a town in eastern Pennsylvania on the Lehigh River to the northwest of Philadelphia; an important center for steel production
  • noun a small town near Jerusalem on the West Bank of the Jordan River; early home of David and regarded as the place where Jesus was born
    Bethlehem-Judah; Bayt Lahm; Bethlehem Ephrathah.

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tupelo

  • noun pale soft wood of a tupelo tree especially the water gum
  • noun any of several gum trees of swampy areas of North America
    tupelo tree.

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superior

  • noun one of greater rank or station or quality
    superordinate; higher-up.
  • noun the head of a religious community

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thule

  • noun a town in northwestern Greenland; during World War II a United States naval base was built there
  • noun the geographical region believed by ancient geographers to be the northernmost land in the inhabited world
    ultima Thule.

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hamelin

  • noun a town in northern Germany (near Hanover) that is famous as the setting for the legend of the Pied Piper
    Hameln.

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florence

  • noun a city in central Italy on the Arno; provincial capital of Tuscany; center of the Italian Renaissance from 14th to 16th centuries
    Firenze.
  • noun a town in northeast South Carolina; transportation center

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massawa

  • noun a port town in Eritrea on an inlet of the Red Sea

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hattiesburg

  • noun a town in southeast Mississippi

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newburgh

  • noun a town on the Hudson River in New York; in 1782 and 1783 it was George Washington's headquarters

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traverse_city

  • noun a town in northern Michigan on an arm of Lake Michigan

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austerlitz

  • noun a town in Czech Republic; site of the battle of Austerlitz in 1805
  • noun a decisive battle during the Napoleonic campaigns (1805); the French under Napoleon defeated the Russian armies of Czar Alexander I and the Austrian armies of Emperor Francis II
    battle of Austerlitz.

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abilene

  • noun a city in central Texas
  • noun a town in central Kansas to the west of Topeka; home of Dwight D. Eisenhower

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skagway

  • noun a town in southeastern Alaska at the northern end of the Inside Passage; a gateway to the Klondike during the Alaskan gold rush

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farmington

  • noun a town in northwestern New Mexico
  • noun a residential town in central Connecticut

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pensacola

  • noun a town in extreme northwest Florida

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athens

  • noun the capital and largest city of Greece; named after Athena (its patron goddess)
    Greek capital; Athinai; capital of Greece.
    • in the 5th century BC ancient Athens was the world's most powerful and civilized city
  • noun a town in southeast Ohio

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entebbe

  • noun a town in southern Uganda on Lake Victoria; site of an international airport (where in 1976 Israeli commandos rescued hostages held aboard a plane by Palestinian hijackers)

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sun_valley

  • noun a winter sports resort in south central Idaho

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idaho_falls

  • noun a town in southeastern Idaho on the Snake River

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vancouver

  • noun English navigator remembered for his exploration of the Pacific coast of North America (1757-1798)
    George Vancouver.
  • noun a town in southwestern Washington on the Columbia River across from Portland, Oregon

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acre

  • noun a unit of area (4840 square yards) used in English-speaking countries
  • noun a territory of western Brazil bordering on Bolivia and Peru

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west_palm_beach

  • noun a town in southeast Florida on the mainland opposite Palm Beach; founded as a commercial center for Palm Beach

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walla_walla

  • noun a town in southeastern Washington near the Oregon border

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dunkirk

  • noun a crisis in which a desperate effort is the only alternative to defeat
    • the Russians had to pull off a Dunkirk to get out of there
  • noun a seaport in northern France on the North Sea; scene of the evacuation of British forces in 1940 during World War II
    Dunkerque.

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tuscaloosa

  • noun a university town in west central Alabama

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waterloo

  • noun a town in central Belgium where in 1815 Napoleon met his final defeat
  • noun a final crushing defeat
    • he met his waterloo

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hibbing

  • noun a town in northeastern Minnesota in the Mesabi Range

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sunderland

  • noun a port and industrial city in northeastern England

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fort_myers

  • noun a town in southwest Florida

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lander

  • noun a town in central Wyoming
  • noun a space vehicle that is designed to land on the moon or another planet

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muskogee

  • noun a member of the Muskhogean people formerly living in Georgia and eastern Alabama and constituting the core of the Creek Confederacy
  • noun a town in eastern Oklahoma on the Arkansas River

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mankato

  • noun a town in southern Minnesota

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st._joseph

  • noun a town in northwest Missouri on the Missouri River; in the 19th century it became the eastern terminus of the pony express
    Saint Joseph.
  • noun the acetylated derivative of salicylic acid; used as an analgesic anti-inflammatory drug (trade names Bayer, Empirin, and St. Joseph) usually taken in tablet form; used as an antipyretic; slows clotting of the blood by poisoning platelets
    acetylsalicylic acid; Empirin; Bayer; aspirin.

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princeton

  • noun a university town in central New Jersey
  • noun a university in New Jersey
    Princeton University.

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dunkerque

  • noun a seaport in northern France on the North Sea; scene of the evacuation of British forces in 1940 during World War II
    Dunkirk.
  • noun an amphibious evacuation in World War II (1940) when 330,000 Allied troops had to be evacuated from the beaches in northern France in a desperate retreat under enemy fire
    Dunkirk.

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san_mateo

  • noun a town in California to the south of San Francisco

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yellowknife

  • noun a town in the Northwest Territories in northern Canada on the Great Slave Lake

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vichy

  • noun a town in central France (south of Paris) noted for hot mineral springs; was capital of the unoccupied part of France during World War II

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antioch

  • noun a town in southern Turkey; ancient commercial center and capital of Syria; an early center of Christianity
    Antakiya; Antakya.

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oxford

  • noun a city in southern England to the northwest of London; site of Oxford University
  • noun a university town in northern Mississippi; home of William Faulkner

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decatur

  • noun United States naval officer remembered for his heroic deeds (1779-1820)
    Stephen Decatur.
  • noun a city in central Illinois; Abraham Lincoln practiced law here

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san_angelo

  • noun a town in west central Texas; formerly a notorious frontier town

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actium

  • noun an ancient town on a promontory in western Greece
  • noun the naval battle in which Antony and Cleopatra were defeated by Octavian's fleet under Agrippa in 31 BC

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east_saint_louis

  • noun a town in southwest Illinois on the Mississippi across from Saint Louis

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hohenlinden

  • noun a town in Bavaria (near Munich)
  • noun a battle during the Napoleonic Wars (1800); the French defeated the Austrians
    battle of Hohenlinden.

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cape_girardeau

  • noun a town in southeast Missouri

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cusco

  • noun a town in the Andes in southern Peru; formerly the capital of the Inca empire
    Cuzco.

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ogden

  • noun English psychologist who collaborated with I. A. Richards in designing Basic English (1889-1957)
    C. K. Ogden; Charles Kay Ogden.
  • noun a town in northern Utah settled by Mormons

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frederick

  • noun a town in northern Maryland to the west of Baltimore

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chablis

  • noun a town in north central France noted for white Burgundy wines
  • noun dry white table wine of Chablis, France or a wine resembling it
    white Burgundy.

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melbourne

  • noun a resort town in east central Florida
  • noun the capital of Victoria state and 2nd largest Australian city; a financial and commercial center

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tibur

  • noun a town twenty miles to the east of Rome (Tibur is the ancient name); a summer resort during the Roman empire; noted for its waterfalls
    Tivoli.

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djanet

  • noun a desert town in southeastern Algeria

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bangor

  • noun a town in east central Maine on the Penobscot River
  • noun a university town in northwestern Wales on the Menai Strait

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lafayette

  • noun French soldier who served under George Washington in the American Revolution (1757-1834)
    La Fayette; Marie Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert du Motier; Marquis de Lafayette.
  • noun a town in south central Louisiana; settled by Acadians

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natchez

  • noun a town in southwest Mississippi on the Mississippi River

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sedalia

  • noun a town in east central Missouri

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eau_claire

  • noun a town in west central Wisconsin

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rock_springs

  • noun a town of southwest Wyoming near the Utah border

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mariehamn

  • noun a town that is the chief port of the Aland islands
    Maarianhamina.

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galveston

  • noun a town in southeast Texas on Galveston Island

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bayt_lahm

  • noun a small town near Jerusalem on the West Bank of the Jordan River; early home of David and regarded as the place where Jesus was born
    Bethlehem-Judah; Bethlehem; Bethlehem Ephrathah.

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stratford-upon-avon

  • noun a town in central England on the River Avon; birthplace (and burial place) of William Shakespeare
    Stratford-on-Avon.

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batna

  • noun a town in north central Algeria

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mason_city

  • noun a town in north central Iowa

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plzen

  • noun a town in Czech Republic where Pilsner beer originated
    Pilsen.

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roswell

  • noun a town in southeast New Mexico

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goldsboro

  • noun a town that is a major tobacco center in eastern North Carolina

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chapel_hill

  • noun a town in central North Carolina; site of the University of North Carolina

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kingston

  • noun a town on the Hudson River in New York
  • noun a town in southeast Ontario on Lake Ontario near the head of the Saint Lawrence River

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pilsen

  • noun a town in Czech Republic where Pilsner beer originated
    Plzen.

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council_bluffs

  • noun a town in southwest Iowa on the Missouri River across from Omaha

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blackpool

  • noun a resort town in Lancashire in northwestern England on the Irish Sea; famous for its tower

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hameln

  • noun a town in northern Germany (near Hanover) that is famous as the setting for the legend of the Pied Piper
    Hamelin.

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bend

  • noun a circular segment of a curve
    twist; crook; turn.
    • a bend in the road
    • a crook in the path
  • noun movement that causes the formation of a curve
    bending.

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virginia

  • noun a state in the eastern United States; one of the original 13 colonies; one of the Confederate States in the American Civil War
    Old Dominion State; Old Dominion; VA.
  • noun one of the British colonies that formed the United States

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yakima

  • noun a town in south central Washington

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monroe

  • noun United States film actress noted for sex appeal (1926-1962)
    Norma Jean Baker; Marilyn Monroe.
  • noun 5th President of the United States; author of the Monroe Doctrine (1758-1831)
    President Monroe; James Monroe.

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