American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- Dickinson, Emily Elizabeth 1830-1886. American poet who was virtually a recluse at her home in Amherst, Massachusetts, where she wrote more than a thousand verses infused with emotional depth and subtlety. The first volume of her poetry was not published until 1890.
- Dickinson, John 1732-1808. American Revolutionary politician and pamphleteer who became the leading conservative voice of opposition to Great Britain through his Letters from a Farmer in Pennsylvania (1767-1768).
- n. A patronymic surname.
- n. United States poet noted for her mystical and unrhymed poems (1830-1886)
- From Dickin + -son. (Wiktionary)
“DICKINSON - For years, having the head football coach serve as the athletic director and the band director head all of the fine arts programs worked well for the Dickinson school district.”
“DICKINSON - Dickinson police said they are getting many calls about a man who hasn't been seen for more than three months but wasn't reported missing until last week by his family.”
“DICKINSON - A Galveston County grand jury found a Dickinson policeman was justified in shooting a Webster man during a struggle over the officer's gun outside a strip club, authorities said Thursday.”
“DICKINSON - Residents battling a planned wastewater treatment plant near a bayou along the city limits of Dickinson and Texas City have set up a legal fund to fight the plan in court.”
“DICKINSON - A man twice convicted in the deaths of two wives was sentenced to 99 years in prison for a February 2005 aggravated sexual assault of his girlfriend in Dickinson, a prosecutor said Wednesday.”
“DICKINSON, N.D. - For the 16,000 residents around Dickinson, tragedy seems a little too common for comfort.”
“DICKINSON - The city of Dickinson is negotiating a contract with an Arizona company to install red light cameras at three of the city's busiest - and most dangerous - intersections.”
“DICKINSON - A 20-year-old woman said to be autistic and schizophrenic has been missing from her Dickinson home since about 4: 30 p.m.”
“DICKINSON - The remarkable survival story of an 8-year-old Dickinson girl, who was kidnapped, brutally assaulted and left for dead, is expected to be featured tonight on Fox Television network's "America's Most Wanted.”
“DICKINSON - Former teachers and alumni of Dickinson public school district's Timber Drive campus are invited to say goodbye to the campus Sept. 30 before the building is demolished.”
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