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

  • Rockingham, Second Marquis of. Title of Charles Watson-Wentworth. 1730-1782. British politician who served as prime minister (1765-1766 and 1782), repealed the Stamp Act (1766), and favored American independence.

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  • n. English statesman who served as prime minister and who opposed the war with the American colonies (1730-1782)

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  • ROCKINGHAM - A woman suffered minor to moderate injuries when her vehicle went off the road, through a yard and into a tree about 5 p.m. Sunday on Saxtons River Road in Rockingham, according to state police.

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  • ROCKINGHAM -- It started 103 years ago when a group of Rockingham residents decided to march to the historic Rockingham Meeting House for a picnic.

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  • ROCKINGHAM SPEEDWAY: The Frank Kimmel Street Stock Nationals will race at Rockingham Speedway at noon on New Year's Day in the Polar Bear 150. 200

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  • The Second Supervisor District in Rockingham is another GOP stronghold where Fulk embarrassed Lohr when you look at the number of Kilgore voters who rejected him for a Democrat.

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  • My uncle ended up in Rockingham one Christmas getting his black and tan coon hound!!!

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  • I spent last evening with nearly 500 fired-up Democrats in Rockingham County, sitting next to a physician.

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  • As I'll have the children and no husband that weekend, I would prefer to host said gathering at my home in Rockingham, but would love to hear other (child friendly) suggestions for venue.

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  • I had my first day at Kolbe Catholic College in Rockingham today and I really enjoyed it.

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  • Rockingham is lovely, and while not originally where we were looking, it's ideal really.

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  • Gene Odom and Leonard Skinner, Jr. stop in Rockingham, NC on their way to Baltimore to sign autographs at American Classics.

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