American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- A city of southern California east-southeast of Los Angeles. Founded by Quakers in 1887, it is chiefly a residential community. Population: 84,000.
- Whittier, John Greenleaf 1807-1892. American poet. His early works, such as Voices of Freedom (1846), reflect his opposition to slavery, but he is best known for his nostalgic poems about New England, including Snow-Bound (1866).
- n. United States poet best known for his nostalgic poems about New England (1807-1892)
“WHITTIER - There is no glass dome over the Minneapolis College of Art and Design, no invisible force field that separates its roughly 700 students from the surrounding community in Whittier.”
“WHITTIER - City Manager Steve Helvey on Thursday defended the City Council's decision to consider drilling for oil in Whittier.”
“WHITTIER - Marisela Caraves of Whittier never used to do much walking - that is until the Greenway Trail opened a little less than three years ago.”
“WHITTIER - An argument over a parking space early Monday morning escalated when a Whittier resident pistol whipped two men in their 20s, according to Whittier Police.”
“WHITTIER - Two years and seven months after a collision left bicyclist Jeffrey Blum in a vegetative state, the Whittier man drew his last breath last week.”
“WHITTIER - A bicyclist hit a car on an onramp for the 605 Freeway in Whittier late Tuesday night and was hospitalized for treatment of moderate injuries, a California Highway Patrol officer said.”
“WHITTIER - Sheriff's deputies jailed a wanted parolee Thursday after searching a neighborhood in an unincorporated county area near Whittier, authorities said.”
“WHITTIER - A Whittier woman who gave birth to the country's second set of octuplets is evaluating offers from all over the world to tell her story, according to her publicist.”
“WHITTIER - A teenage boy was killed and another wounded Friday when an armed robber opened fire at a birthday party in an unincorporated county area near Whittier, authorities said.”
“WHITTIER - A teenage boy was killed and another wounded Friday when an armed robber opened fire at a birthday party in an unincorporated area near Whittier, authorities said.”
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