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

  • A city of central Iowa north of Des Moines. Iowa State University of Science and Technology (founded 1858) is here. Population: 51,600.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • proper n. A botanical plant name author abbreviation for botanist Oakes Ames (1874-1950).

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Same as amice.


Sorry, no etymologies found.


  • AMES, Iowa -- Ames, Iowa, is home to two very different clubs with one shared passion -- the medieval way of life.

    Archive 2007-06-01

  • AMES, Iowa -- A 15-year-old Irish dancer who's ranked as the best in the world made a special appearance in Ames on Thursday. - Local News

  • Associated Press - November 27, 2009 3: 54 PM ET AMES, Iowa (AP) - Ames police have released the names of 2 people killed in a crash on U.S.


  • AMES. Iowa (AP) - Ames police have released the names of 2 people killed in a crash on U.S. Highway 30 near Ames earlier this week.


  • AMES, Iowa -- Officials said Tuesday that the weather will determine just how far construction crews get this fall on a new aquatic center in Ames. - Local News

  • AMES, Iowa -- Ames police said a man is in critical condition after being hit by a tractor-trailer early Thursday as he walked along U.S. Highway 30 in Ames. - Local News

  • AMES, Iowa -- Iowa state troopers report icy conditions along part of Interstate 35 north near Ames. - Local News

  • AMES, Iowa | Kansas State squeaked by Iowa State 86-85 this afternoon at Hilton Coliseum in Ames, Iowa.

    Kansas City Star: Front Page

  • Ironically, as the new Mall proposal in Ames is pushing its way through the maze of bureaucracy, Ankeny has a new proposal that would construct a "main-street-style" business area on the north part of the city.

    Archive 2005-07-01

  • It was born out of a short story of the same title Ames wrote in 2007 for McSweeney's.

    Lila Shapiro: Jonathan Ames' Trouble (and Hit TV Series) Began When He Was Bored


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