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

  • A city of southeast Ontario, Canada, near Lake Ontario east-northeast of Toronto. Founded in 1790, it is a processing and manufacturing center. Population: 48,800.
  • A city of southwest Illinois southeast of St. Louis, Missouri. It is in a coal-mining region and has diverse industries. Population: 41,100.
  • A town of northeast New Jersey on the Passaic River near Newark. It was settled by the Dutch c. 1680. Population: 34,400.


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  • BELLEVILLE - A Belleville judge has granted a publication ban and issued several directives to Col. Russ Williams and his wife, Mary-Elizabeth Harriman, regarding a a civil action brought against them by a local woman.

    Toronto Sun

  • BELLEVILLE, Ont. -- Olympic boxing silver medalist Shawn O'Sullivan has been cleared of mischief and assault charges in a Belleville, Ont., court.

    Edmonton Sun

  • BELLEVILLE - An Okawville man accused of orchestrating an elaborate photocopier scam was ordered Tuesday to pay $1.2 million to a private school in Belleville. Top News Headlines

  • BELLEVILLE -- A church janitor in Belleville is accused of sexually abusing a Top News Headlines

  • BELLEVILLE -- The custody battle over a newborn whose mother is accused of trying to drown her in a toilet moments after delivery will begin today at a hearing in Belleville. Top News Headlines

  • The best Thai restaurant in Belleville is Krung Thep on rue Julien Lacroix.

    shakespeare & co

  • Shivani: "Glose: Sunday noon haze on the fruit-stalls of Belleville" is an elegy; what exactly is it that you're regretting the passing of?

    Anis Shivani: Poetry As a Bridge Across Cultures: Anis Shivani Interviews Marilyn Hacker

  • Rejecting out of hand the assurances from local law enforcement that the incident in Belleville St. Louis was one of bullying, not of racism, he says:

    Archive 2009-09-01

  • The police chief in Belleville St. Louis quickly withdrew his earlier suggestion that the incident was racial in character.

    Archive 2009-09-01

  • At first I thought this was about the Stag beer that used to be brewed in Belleville IL.

    A Gold Medal Stag


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