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

  • A city of south-central Maine on the Penobscot River. Settled in 1769, it was occupied by the British during the War of 1812. Population: 31,000.

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  • proper n. A city in Gwynedd, Wales
  • proper n. Any of several other places named after the city in Wales.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a town in east central Maine on the Penobscot River
  • n. a university town in northwestern Wales on the Menai Strait
  • n. a town in southeastern Northern Ireland


From Welsh bangor ("wattle"), Old Welsh bancor ("wattle") (Wiktionary)


  • BANGOR - The city of Bangor is considering hiring a Maine company to help prepare for the possible construction of a new 5,400-seat arena.

    Morning Sentinel News

  • BANGOR - Academic reorganization at the Augusta campus will be among the items on the agenda when the University of Maine System Board of Trustees meets in Bangor.

    Morning Sentinel News

  • BANGOR, Maine - A local man with a long criminal history allegedly threatened a store clerk with a knife on Monday night after she told him he was seen on the store's video surveillance system stealing an item, Bangor police Sgt. Paul Edwards said on Tuesday. - News

  • ORO BANGOR HIGHWAY - For two miles north of Bangor, one-way-traffic controls can be expected 7 a. m.-5 p.m.

    Chico Enterprise-Record Most Viewed

  • BANGOR - The Eastern Maine Medical Center in Bangor is planning to eliminate 100 full-time positions within the next few weeks.

    Maine News Updates

  • BANGOR - Jill Monica went 2-for-4, but East Stroudsburg South fell 7-0 to Bangor in a non-conference game Friday.

    Ottaway Online Editors

  • BANGOR - East Stroudsburg South managed just one hit in a 7-0 loss to Bangor in non-conference action Friday.

    Ottaway Online Editors

  • BANGOR � A man was flown by helicopter to a La Crosse hospital after a tractor rollover this afternoon near Bangor.


  • BANGOR - A man was flown by helicopter to a La Crosse hospital after a tractor rollover this afternoon near Bangor.


  • BANGOR -- The Maine Snowmobile Association (MSA) recognized a number of snowmobile club volunteers and friends of Maine snowmobiling during the association's 40th Anniversary Annual Banquet held April 12, 2008 at the Spectacular Event Center in Bangor.


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