American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- A city of extreme northwest Illinois west-northwest of Rockford. A prosperous river port until the 1860s, it was the home of Ulysses S. Grant, whose residence is now a museum. Population: 3,400.
“The deposition of galena, blende, and pyrite in the Galena lead mines still continues.”
“The 5-foot-7 graduate of North Shore High School in Galena Park came off the bench in 25 games last season to average 2.4 points and 0.9 rebounds per game.”
“This expedition seems to have miscarried, as, on the 9th, General M'Clellan reports that the Galena was aground in James River, a little above Yorktown.”
“I think it is called the Galena and Chicago Union Road.”
“If approved by the voters, the council is not required to sell the city-owned property, which is located next to the Pitkin County Library above Rio Grande Place, in a public space known as Galena Street Plaza.”
“The win, however, was the first for Galena, which is now 1-2.”
“We lose Reno and get Galena, which is an even tougher matchup.”
“The only places that don’t are drug houses like the one you already have in downtown called the Galena Hotel or Hansen motel for your sleeping pleasure.”
“His fixation on technology is freighted with pessimism, as though he's witnessed the ultimate failure of the culture of the machine; the songs are full of suspect devices, like the dead breathing apparatus of "Galena" and the slowly sinking submarine of "U Boat.”
“VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA -- 03/05/10 -- Galena International Ltd. (TSX VENTURE: GTO. P) ( "Galena") and Kernow Resources ”
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