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

  • A city of northern Czech Republic east of Prague. Founded in the tenth century, it was a leading town of medieval Bohemia. Population: 94,300.


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  • Johnson finished 15-for-24 for 183 yards despite completing just one of his first five passes.

  • The Blazers were 15-for-24, including three 3-pointers, and scored 38 points during the quarter to take a 90-73 lead into the final period.

  • Tony Romo finished 15-for-24 for 345 yards and four touchdowns.

    Cowboys loom on horizon for Giants

  • Stoudemire shot 15-for-24 from the field and 12-for-13 from the free throw line.

  • Wade, who matched his previous season high with 37 points against Toronto in his last game on Monday, shot 15-for-24 from the field and added five rebounds and seven assists. - Basketball - Memphis vs. Miami

  • '' I think we're getting better every week, '' said Leinart, who was 15-for-24 for 186 yards and one touchdown. - Football - Arizona vs. St. Louis

  • Renteria, who was a target of fan and media criticism for much of the season's first two months, has batted .625 (15-for-24) with two homers and seven RBI in his last six games.

  • White went 15-for-24 for 151 yards for the Sooners, who won their Big 12 opener for the fifth straight season.

  • Kentucky, which finished just 15-for-24 (62.5 percent) from the line.

  • In 33 minutes, Jordan shot 15-for-24 from the field and 9-for-11 from the line. - Jordan scores 41 in exhibition loss


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