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

  • A city of northwest West Virginia at the confluence of the Little Kanawha and Ohio rivers north of Charleston. It is an industrial and commercial center in a coal region. Population: 31,800.

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  • proper n. A city in West Virginia, United States

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  • n. a city in northwestern West Virginia on the Ohio river

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Examples

  • PARKERSBURG - The Civil War was a major factor in the growth of Parkersburg from a town into a city in the mid-19th Century.

    Parkersburg News and Sentinel

  • PARKERSBURG - A Parkersburg home was damaged in a Sunday morning fire caused by a discarded cigarette.

    Parkersburg News and Sentinel

  • PARKERSBURG (KWWL) - One man is in custody, after he was seen carrying what appeared to be a gun near the Parkersburg Elementary School Thursday.

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  • �As it happens, it's here in Parkersburg, �West Virginia, � It's in Parkersburg thanks to the late Senator Robert Byrd, who transferred it legislatively from Washington, D.C. Ironically, �Democrats are struggling to hold on to Byrd's Senate seat, in part because of the spending symbolized by that building.

    In West Virginia, Democrat Faces Surprising Battle

  • Several weeks ago, President George W. Bush, jackass that he is, stood next to a filing cabinet in Parkersburg, W. Va., that was filled with $1.7 trillion in U.S.

    mjh's blog — 2005 — April

  • Monday the Wood County and Parkersburg Rotary Clubs announced the six organizations that received about 20,000 dollars in grant money.

    Literacy News – 92th Edition « News « Literacy News

  • "It's so early," said Mr. Santorum said as he took in a high-school football game in Parkersburg, in the northeastern part of the state.

    Santorum Makes Stand in Iowa

  • Well, Governor Manchin joins us now from Parkersburg, West Virginia.

    Popular W.Va. Governor In Tight Race For Senate

  • Some think Palin's choice of phrase was inspired by Angle who days earlier told Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid in their only debate to "man up" and do something to replace the Social Security funds that had been mysteriously replaced by IOU's backed up by "special Treasury bonds ... kept in a filing cabinet in Parkersburg, West Virginia."

    Mary Shannon Little: Man Up Sarah! This Is Your Sister Souljah Moment

  • Some think Palin's choice of phrase was inspired by Angle who days earlier told Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid in their only debate to "man up" and do something to replace the Social Security funds that had been mysteriously replaced by IOU's backed up by "special Treasury bonds that are kept in a filing cabinet in Parkersburg, West Virginia."

    Mary Shannon Little: Man Up Sarah! This Is Your Sister Souljah Moment

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