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

  • n. A church founded by Joseph Smith at Palmyra in western New York in 1830 and having its headquarters since 1847 in Salt Lake City, Utah. Its doctrines are based chiefly on the Bible, the Book of Mormon, and other revelations made to church leaders. Also called Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

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Examples

  • Jon Ralston dropping some CW on last night's Nevada Senate debate (no one has explained to us why it was held in a circa-1960s Italian talk show set): Let's get the easy part out of the way first: Sharron Angle won The Big Debate.

    HUFFPOST HILL OCTOBER 15TH, 2010

  • Weiner readily acknowledges the risk of exploding both the family life and the gorgeously realized circa-1960s workplace of his complicated hero.

    'Mad Men,' Don Draper and martinis return Sunday

  • Jon Ralston dropping some CW on last night's Nevada Senate debate no one has explained to us why it was held in a circa-1960s Italian talk show set: Let's get the easy part out of the way first: Sharron Angle won The Big Debate.

    HUFFPOST HILL OCTOBER 15TH, 2010

  • In any case, perhaps the third time will be the charm for this set of circa-1960s experimental work by composer James Tenney, then working on synthesizers at Bell Telephone Laboratories.

    Disquiet » Gift Guide 2003

  • Most of the houses were in the classic split level mode of the circa-1960s housing boom.

    Gone for Good

  • Several years ago I had a writing gig for a tabloid-style TV program, and while researching a particular story, I needed to riffle through mounds of old, circa-1960s fan magazines.

    A Funny Time to Be Gay

  • Executive producer Chad Hodge confirmed the costumes are faithful re-creations of the circa-1960s originals, but they have " a couple of invisible modifications" to provide a bit more comfort than before.

    Yahoo! News: Business - Opinion

  • This is a lot of circa-1960s collectibles from Disneyland including:

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  • The pair owns the Atkins Building in downtown Arlington at 325 S. Mesquite St. It's a circa-1960s, 6,500-square-foot building that during the past year the Moores have completely remodeled.

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  • About 150 full - and part-time workers will be affected by the closure of the circa-1960s hotel, immortalized in the television show "Hawaii Five-O."

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