from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- abbr. organization (in Internet addresses)
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- abbr. An Internet TLD intended to indicate that a website is used by an organization.
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Some not-for-profit organizations run Web sites ".org" that are ad-free, including ConsumerReportsHealth.org, which charges for some of its information, and some take advertising.
It includes a suffix defining .com for commerce, .edu for education, .gov for government, .org for organization and .non sometimes for individuals.
For instance, most legitimate charitable organizations will have a Web address that ends in ".org" instead of ".com."
•Lawrence Scottish Fest, April 2, Lawrence Arts Center. www.lawrencescots .org.
Lawrence Scottish Fest, April 2, Lawrence Arts Center. www.lawrencescots .org.