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- n. Plural form of height.
- n. A general term for a neighborhood or other development built on a hill or mountain.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. a high place; the high part of a district.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a high place
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One went by the mountain range or chain which they call the heights over the plains on the South Sea.
Such appearances have given rise to a general apprehension, that the progress of societies to what we call the heights of national greatness, is not more natural, than their return to weakness and obscurity is necessary and unavoidable.
Reverses of fortune are the common materials of history* The progress of societies to what we call the heights ofnai» tional greatness, is not more natural, than t | iesr return to weakness is unavoidable.
The transom is available in heights of 15 or 20 inches, and total weight for either version is less than 250 pounds.
Fear of heights is one of the most common phobias (followed by public speaking) with an estimated 3 percent to 5 percent of the population suffering so-called acrophobia.
Even if we held the currently permitted level of density constant but allowed for more variation in heights we might see more interesting buildings getting made as architects could work with a greater variety of shapes without costing the client enormous sums of money.
Fear of heights is so widespread and understandable that psychologists consider it a normal fear.
While he admitted that diversifying heel heights is indeed a strategic business decision, he insists that it's the challenge of making a new look interesting that's the true part of his personal mission.
It just goes to show that a white kid from the bland food sticks can attain heights of chili pepper hotness.
Jerry Rice, the only player in NFL history to score 200 touchdowns and a man who raised the bar for many records to new heights, is No. 2 on USA TODAY's list.
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