American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- A British-administered island in the southern Atlantic Ocean east of Cape Horn. A dependency of the Falkland Islands, it was claimed by Capt. James Cook in 1775.
“Humanity stands and flies and walks and rolls about—the poor, the priceless, the world-known and the forgotten; child and grandfather, king and leman—the pageant of the world goes by, set in a frame of stone and jewels, clothed in scarlet and rags.”
“The world-known network monitors hundreds of major archaeological and cultural heritage sites, each color-coded green (stable), yellow (at risk), red (rescue needed), or black (destroyed).”
“Ms. PARTON: I know, it's like when - well, I had the record of it, but it was when, you know, Whitney made it like a world-known song.”
“This wasn't some used car salesman or Joe's investment bank, this guy had his own world-known organization.”
“Poland's president just calling on Polish to help find what he calls a world-known symbol of Nazi cynicism and cruelty -- Wolf.”
“Mauritius was made first, and then heaven; and heaven was copied after Mauritius", the world-known American writer Mark Twain once said.”
“Jean Perrot, a world-known archeologist and a retired expert of Louvre Museum who has also studied the boards told CHN that boards similar to these, plus some beads, have previously been discovered in the historical sites of Mesopotamia, and their form and structure shows that ancient people used them as games to entertain themselves.”
“The mention of her shows that the writer of the tale or the copyist was a Cairene: Abd al-Kadir is world-known: not so the “Sitt.””
“Well you all have to realise that these companies do this for the money , SEX SELLS, its a world-known fact...”
“It only sold about 6,000 copies, and he ` s married to this superstar that sells mega-albums and is just world-known.”
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