Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • A city of northwest Oregon, a mainly residential suburb of Portland. Population: 97,100.
  • Gresham, Sir Thomas 1519-1579. English financier. A founder of the Royal Exchange, he is traditionally credited with Gresham's law.

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  • proper n. An English habitational surname from a place in Norfolk whose name means grassy homestead.

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  • n. English financier (1519-1579)

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Examples

  • (GRESHAM, Ore.) - A dedication ceremony to honor those who have served in the armed forces, fire, and police services was held Saturday in Gresham, at the city's special Heroes Memorial on East Powell Boulevard and SE Roberts Avenue.

    Salem-News.com

  • (GRESHAM, Ore.) - In response to Gresham's rising position as a preferred location for solar manufacturing and clean technology companies, City leaders will convene a Gresham Economic Summit on April 3rd to solicit input from business leaders, stakeholders and partner organizations regarding economic development goals and strategies.

    Salem-News.com

  • $800,000+ for a house in Gresham is f'ing idiotic.

    Another area mayor in default (Jack Bog's Blog)

  • Some big grocery stores out in Gresham are proposing to shift their deposit bottle return operations away from their store locations and over to a centralized redemption center.

    Jack Bog's Blog: June 2009 Archives

  • I'll be appearing on a panel at Mt. Hood Community College in Gresham tomorrow, Thursday April 16, 6-8pm, as part of National Library Week.

    Science fiction panel at Mt. Hood Community College, Thursday 4/16

  • Betances in Gresham, Ore. in July of 2004, after having apparently left Pasadena in 2003 following a separation from his wife, who was unaware of his previous life.

    This is an archive of a past election

  • This past school year, Fracchia took a course titled "Climate Future Forums and Climate Prepared Communities" for the Sustainable City Year project in Gresham, Oregon (which is part of SCI).

    Rebuilding Oregon Through A University

  • The panelists will gather at La Costita at 257th and SE Stark in Gresham around 5 for food, and then head over to the college.

    Local SF Writers Panel this Thursday

  • During a morning practice, tight ends coach Jonathan Hayes was in Gresham's ear about lining up in a left-hand stance.

    Cincinnati Bengals Team Report

  • I live in Gresham and shop at the Winco and Fred Meyer that want to put this recycling center into operation.

    For bottle return mess, a new idea (Jack Bog's Blog)

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