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  • proper n. A geyser in the American national park of Yellowstone, known for its regular eruptions.

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  • n. a geyser in Yellowstone National Park that erupts for about 4 minutes about every 65 minutes

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Examples

  • Perhaps they will try to have religious words inscribed along the base of Old Faithful, or carved into the trunks of trees in the Redwood forest.

    Roy Speckhardt: The Resolution For 'In God We Trust'

  • Nice, but nothing like staying at either Old Faithful or Lake.

    grouse Diary Entry

  • Insofar as intel leaks have gushed forth during the Bush administration with the predictability of Old Faithful, what future President would agree to creating yet more open hydrants?

    War Powers Patch

  • * Park is site of Old Faithful and hundreds of other geysers

    CNN Oversimplifies The Danger of Yellowstone National Park

  • The makeshift pipeline stretched across fifty metres of dazzling, chemical-encrusted rock to the now quiescent vent of Old Faithful, where it ended in a rectangular, downward-pointing funnel.

    2061 Odyssey Three

  • True enough, but Old Faithful had some difficulty in obeying orders.

    The Adventures of Akbar

  • Foster-father almost gave up hope, yet he said little, though he took counsel with Old Faithful, and he in his turn consulted the old mountain chief, who at the assemblage had been the first to cry, "Long live the Heir-to-Empire."

    The Adventures of Akbar

  • But at least in the area around Old Faithful, it is difficult to interfere much with nature's own organization.

    NYT > Home Page

  • At Old Faithful, where a winter lodge hosts overnight visitors throughout the season, workers are laying in supplies, ranging from snow shovels to toilet paper.

    USATODAY.com News

  • The area is six miles due west of Yellowstone National Park's Lower Geyser Basin, which is several miles north of Old Faithful.

    Denver Post: News: Breaking: Local

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