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

  • Lin, Maya Ying Born 1959. American sculptor and architect whose public works include the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C. (1982).

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • proper n. A surname of Chinese origin (see: 林)

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A pool or collection of water, particularly one above or below a fall of water.
  • n. A waterfall, or cataract.
  • n. A steep ravine.
  • intransitive v. To yield; to stop; to cease.
  • transitive v. To cease from.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To cease; stop; rest.
  • To cease from.
  • n. A cataract or waterfall.
  • n. A pool; particularly, a pool below a fall of water.
  • n. The face of a precipice; a shrubby ravine.
  • n. A Middle English form of line.
  • n. A provincial pronunciation of lind.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. United States sculptor and architect whose public works include the memorial to veterans of the Vietnam War in Washington (born in 1959)


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