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

  • A city of western Nevada near the California border. Developed after the coming of the Union Pacific Railroad in 1868, it is a famous resort that was once noted primarily as a divorce center. Population: 210,000.
  • Reno, Janet Born 1939. American lawyer who became the first woman attorney general of the United States (1993). Known for her aggressive protection of children's rights, she was previously state attorney in Florida (1978-1993).

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  • proper n. A large city in northwestern Nevada, USA.

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  • n. a city in western Nevada at the foot of the Sierra Nevada Mountains; known for gambling casinos and easy divorce and remarriage

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Examples

  • RENO, Nev. — Two people found dead in a home that burned in an upscale Reno neighborhood had heavily fortified the foreclosed house, apparently anticipating ...

    2 Bodies Found In Foreclosed Reno Home That Burned

  • RENO, Nev. — Two people found dead in a home that burned in an upscale Reno neighborhood had heavily fortified the foreclosed house, apparently anticipating the sheriff's deputies who came to evict them, police said Wednesday.

    2 Bodies Found In Foreclosed Reno Home That Burned

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  • MIKE POEHLMAN, RENO POLICE CHIEF: Darren Roy Mack, wanted in the murder of his estranged wife, Charla, and for the sniper shooting of Reno family court judge Charles Weller on June 12, today failed to turn himself in to a U.S. consulate in Mexico.

    CNN Transcript Jun 22, 2006

  • DENNIS MYERS, "RENO NEWS AND REVIEW": Well, a family law judge in Reno, Judge Chuck Weller, was shot through his window, probably from a parking garage across the river from him.

    CNN Transcript Jun 14, 2006

  • RENO (AP) - A judge in Reno has ordered a pair of suspected illegal immigrants to stand trial in January on charges they sold heroin to high school students.

    Nevada Appeal - Top Stories

  • RENO, NV - Both Washoe County courthouses in downtown Reno are evacuated because of a bomb scare.

    KOLO - HomePage - Headlines

  • RENO, NV - Two men are in the Washoe County jail, accused of robbing a 7-11 in Reno last month.

    KOLO - HomePage - Headlines

  • RENO, NV - Reno police are looking for a man who attacked a 14-year-old girl Monday afternoon about 4: 00.

    KOLO - HomePage - Headlines

  • RENO, NV - A Reno man is in jail, accused of trying to lure two young girls for sex.

    KOLO - HomePage - Headlines

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