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

  • abbr. Bible Luke


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  • Of the 250-member body, a coalition of parties led by the Ba'ath party must hold two-thirds of the seats.

    Syria Boosts Shelling, Drawing Ire Abroad

  • Baker, who is expected to release his $2.7 billion budget Monday, said the work by the 250-member transition team would help his new government propel the county forward, a move that transition chief Kenneth Johnson said is necessary to ensure that the new government is taken seriously by businesses and political leaders in the Washington region.

    Prince George's panel urges Baker to focus on communication with public

  • Chief among the recommendations from his 250-member transition team: reward schools and educators that excel, step up county enforcement on environmental violations, expand the county's nonprofit sector and do a better job of communicating basic information to the public.

    Baker gets lots of advice on how to improve Prince George's government

  • Upon the official ceremony in May, they will enter a 250-member club that has included Henry Adams, Mark Twain and Mark Rothko, and currently features Edward Albee, Philip Glass and Toni Morrison.

    Archive 2009-04-01

  • Mississippi's education superintendent has asked Teach for America to double the size of its 250-member corps in the poor Delta region and is encouraging local superintendents to raise hiring caps.

    Teach for (Some of) America

  • At Valve Software, the company that developed last year's zombie multiplayer game "Left 4 Dead," the 250-member team is split into "cabals."

    Game Designers Gain Notoriety

  • He failed to explain the peculiar leap in logic that took him from disparaging immigrant-owned grocery stores to banning a 250-member mosque.

    June 2006

  • A 250-member community group called SoCalFreeNet is trying to make wireless Internet access available for free, installing a dozen public nodes around the city and in the suburbs.


  • "Who will operate the casualty departments if we are not there?" asked Kudakwashe Nyamutukwa, president of the 250-member Hospital

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • December elections, garnering 160 seats in the 250-member parliament.

    ANC Daily News Briefing


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