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

  • A community of northeast Virginia, a suburb of the Washington, D.C.-Alexandria, Virginia, area. Population: 56,400.
  • Reston, James Barrett Known as "Scotty.” 1909-1995. Scottish-born American journalist. Associated with the New York Times since 1939, he won the Pulitzer Prize in 1945 and in 1957 for his reporting.

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  • v. be based on; of theories and claims, for example
  • v. rest on for support

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