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


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  • "Atlantic City" -- have that timeless Americana feel.

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  • Cameras recorded her entry later that night to a local casino, called Atlantic City, where she joined a poker tournament.

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  • But the timing and pace of recovery in Las Vegas is still uncertain and even more uncertain is the company ' s big exposure to Atlantic City, which is struggling.


  • It also has casinos in Illinois and Mississippi, along with a half-stake in the Borgata in Atlantic City, which is run by Boyd Gaming

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  • You will recall the Atlantic City convention of 1964, when the Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party came and asked to be seated at that convention and had every right to be seated, because the white Democratic Party, in fact, was going to support Barry Goldwater and blacks had not been allowed to register to vote.

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  • August 10, 1978; Paris The place was called Atlantic City, and it was a trendy little bistro recently sprung up as a haven for Americans on the avenue Marceau.

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  • But yesterday, I motored to a place called Atlantic City where they sell picture post-cards and push you in a wheeled chair and let you sit on the sand and watch the Water Babies, whom the policemen send to jail if they so much as walk along the beach without their stockings on.

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  • Gomes said Atlantic City, which is being thrashed by out-of-state casinos, needs to lighten up.

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  • National Geographic calls Atlantic City "the grandfather of boardwalks," adding that it anchors the seaside gambling resort.

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  • Anyone with information on the crime is asked to call Atlantic City detectives at 609-347-5766.

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