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

  • A city of northeast Kansas northwest of Kansas City. The city was an important outfitting point for westward travelers, especially after the foundation of the Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railroad in 1859. Population: 10,200.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A billon coin, or rather a copper coin washed with silver, struck in Scotland in the reign of James VI., of the value of eight pennies Scots, or two thirds of an English penny.

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