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

  • abbr. Supreme Allied Commander, Europe

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  • The split, which is expected to conclude by the end of next year, cleaves a 123-year-old company that had relied on a diverse mix of drug-eluting stents, baby formula and prescription drugs to cushion against the periodic ups and downs in each of its various businesses.

    Abbott to Split Into Two Companies

  • When Mr. Bensabat and partners took over the 123-year-old company, they decided to spice things up.

    With Some Passing on Gefilte Fish, A New Lure: Fish 'Meatballs'

  • The change is part of a broader attempt to resuscitate the 123-year-old clothing manufacturer formerly known as Hartmarx Corp., which makes Hickey Freeman and other clothing.

    Do Men Want Boxy or Bold?

  • So thankfully, the 123-year-old Pitt Rivers, the University of Oxford's fabled museum of ethnography and world archaeology, remains as quirky as ever following its recently completed refurbishment.

    Where Shrunken Heads Are a Big Attraction

  • He was sitting on a bench inside the 123-year-old club with The Observer.

    The Dance Club for Nerds

  • And his decision left in place the 123-year-old Supreme Court precedence on guns, did it not?

    CNN Transcript Jul 15, 2009

  • But the 123-year-old company has been known to kill ads that were deemed too edgy and is vastly bigger and more buttoned-up than a closely held newcomer such as Innocent.

    Coke Teams Up With Socially Focused Smoothie

  • Both executives are seeking to make their mark on the 123-year-old brand.

    Coca-Cola to Uncap 'Open Happiness' Campaign

  • In The Equitable's case, there wasn't much choice: when it began demutualization nearly two years ago, the 123-year-old company was on the rocks.

    A Deal They Can't Refuse?

  • In the three and a half decades since he had taken over the 123-year-old family business from his father, Georges, Daniel had added greatly to the luster of the Wildenstein name and also amassed enormous wealth; estimated at more than $5 billion, his fortune was the only one of that magnitude ever made in the art market.

    Bitter Spoils

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