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

  • Mathias, Robert Bruce Known as "Bob.” Born 1930. American athlete who won two consecutive Olympic gold medals in the decathlon (1948 and 1952).

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  • n. United States athlete who won Olympic gold medals in the decathlon (born in 1930)

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Examples

  • »MATHIAS BRETHREN CHURCH, Mathias, W. Va., will present "Easter in Cricket County," a one-act Easter hillbilly comedy, at 6 p.m. on April 11.

    Daily News-Record

  • »MATHIAS BRETHREN CHURCH, Mathias, W. Va., will present "Easter in Cricket County," a one-act Easter hillbilly comedy, at 7 a.m.

    Daily News-Record

  • »MATHIAS BRETHREN CHURCH, Mathias, W. Va., will hold a chicken barbecue, bake and yard sale beginning at 9 a.m. at the Mathias Community Center.

    Daily News-Record

  • We become uncertain whether Mathias is simply following his route or whether he is engaging in dissociative reveries.

    Readers in the English-Speaking World

  • Mathias is looking for someone to design the cover for his PhD thesis on tech and democracy, so he's asking the lazyweb to make him one -- lovely bit of recursion there.

    Boing Boing: April 9, 2006 - April 15, 2006 Archives

  • While "states" and "volumes" may be newly fashionable, in Mathias's vision the bastions of

    Haunted Britain in the 1970s

  • If Britain's literary spirit has expired, then all that remains in Mathias's vision is the ghostly skeleton of the Gothic.

    Haunted Britain in the 1970s

  • There was no worthiness behind Walpole's motivation, in Mathias's account, and his portrayal of Walpole's "musings" is suggestive of precisely this point.

    Haunted Britain in the 1970s

  • Its protagonist, a watch salesman named Mathias, initially provokes a mostly impassive response, although eventually we are led to exchange this neutrality for a more decisive attitude: either we are appalled and think Mathias is a monster on the loose or we have some sympathy for a character who is clearly insane and can't even remember whether he committed the act or not.

    Experimental Fiction

  • New York Giants officially name Mathias Kiwanuka a starting linebacker in team's 'base' defense Tuesday, August 9th 2011, 4:00 AM

    NY Daily News

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