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

  • A city of eastern Massachusetts, a mainly residential suburb of Boston on Massachusetts Bay. Population: 46,800.
  • Revere, Paul 1735-1818. American silversmith, engraver, and Revolutionary hero. On April 18, 1775, he made his famous ride, celebrated in a poem by Longfellow, to warn of the British advance on Lexington and Concord, Massachusetts.

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Examples

  • It was known as the Revere and had a sales slogan: Minutes away from business.

    St. Vincent's Site Is Rising

  • If you think Paul Revere is a hero read up on Phillips.

    The Four Toughest Men of the Old West

  • These are two flawed heroes provide the reader access to these two very separate communities in Revere, Mississippi.

    Advance reader reviews of The Air Between Us by Deborah Johnson.

  • Alhamdulillah that I don't live in Revere as this poor family does!

    Archive 2005-05-01

  • In October of 2004, Sgt. Kenawy's wife and another neighbor's wife, both veiled, were sitting outside their homes in Revere when a couple of white youths shouted at them, "Go back to your f***ing country!"

    Archive 2005-05-01

  • During the 2010 congressional elections, he led a group called Revere America which raised millions of dollars and aired ads against Democratic lawmakers who had voted for Mr. Obama's signature health care legislation.

    Pataki Enters Debate Over National Debt

  • Despite those efforts, Chartwells 'district manager Dan Blimling and Racine school officials say they were not aware of the 2006 recall, the advisories from Illinois and Massachusetts, or the 2004 outbreak in Revere.

    Schools in the dark about tainted lunches

  • Chartwells made no such move after the outbreak in Revere.

    Schools in the dark about tainted lunches

  • Technically, he graduated from a joint educational facility called Revere High School, which was comprised of kids from two small towns: Bath (a relatively affluent suburb) and Richfield (a town best known for hosting the now-destroyed Richfield Coliseum, the former home for countless hair metal concerts and the Cleveland Cavaliers).

    Chuck Klosterman on Media and Culture

  • On which list, most likely, was also the name Paul Revere, who by the following day had cleaned himself off enough to ride a brief account of the evening along the Post Road to New York.

    The King's Best Highway

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