from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- A city of northern Alabama on the Tennessee River north of Birmingham. Most of the original city was destroyed during the Civil War. Population: 55,800.
- A city of central Illinois east of Springfield. Abraham Lincoln practiced law here. Population: 77,000.
- Decatur, Stephen 1779-1820. American naval officer known for his heroic deeds in the Tripolitan War, the War of 1812, and skirmishes against the Barbary pirates.
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- proper n. A city in Georgia, United States
- proper n. A city in Alabama, United States
- proper n. A surname.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. United States naval officer remembered for his heroic deeds (1779-1820)
- n. a town in northern Alabama on the Tennessee River
- n. a city in central Illinois; Abraham Lincoln practiced law here
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