Definitions

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  • n. a city on the Atlantic shore in southeastern New Jersey; a resort and gambling center

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Examples

  • Splitting the re - maining sick reports between them, Vaughan and Shakespeare took them home, and agreed to meet the next June at Atlantic City to write a full report on the board's findings.

    Manuscript Draft: Walter Reed: Doctor in Uniform, by Laura Wood, [19 -- ]

  • It says Ronnie Calhoun spent thousands of dollars in Atlantic City for sport…

    A Love So Deep

  • It was September 1969 and they were out to zap the “degrading, mindless boob-girlie” sexism of the Atlantic City beauty pageant.

    Why Nothing Works

  • Between his trips to Atlantic City and Monte Carlo, Uston was always on the lookout for an edge, any edge, however small.

    One of a Kind

  • Fortunately, Maurice was still at Atlantic City -- and now the convalescent's heart leaped.

    Penrod

  • Half an hour later, Anne had turned in her apartment key to a puzzled realtor and was streaking toward the Atlantic City Expressway in the red Mustang.

    Courting Trouble

  • "Maurice Levy's gone to Atlantic City with his mamma," she remarked conversationally, as if the kicking incident were quite closed.

    Penrod

  • She was thrilled on the third day of grieving when Sister Dee invited her to go to Atlantic City for a weekend of fun and games with the Red Hats.

    Red Hats

  • Miss America pageant: 1921, September 7: The first Miss America Pageant, called the ‘Inter-City Beauty Pageant,’ takes place in Atlantic City as a part of a Fall Frolic to attract tourists.

    American Chinatown

  • Our first clue came in 1971 at a meeting in Atlantic City when we heard a paper delivered by Julius Axelrod, who had recently won a Nobel Prize for his work on the metabolism of neurotransmitters.

    Alcohol and The Addictive Brain

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