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- proper n. A nickname of Kentucky
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- The Sate of Kentucky; -- a nickname alluding to the blue-grass region, where fine horses are bred.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a state in east central United States; a border state during the American Civil War; famous for breeding race horses
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At stake in the Bluegrass State are the races for U.S.
O.K., so the Bluegrass State is the cradle and / or grave of Bulldog basketball coaches.
And one more Kentucky-centric problem: For decades, the Bluegrass State has taken great pride in serving as the thoroughbred horse capital of the world.
Ed Whitfield (R-Ky.) engages in a bit of Bluegrass State treachery by snubbing the Colonel and ordering from the lesser-known poultry chain [Strategic Healthcare Townhouse, 230 Second Street SE].
John Calipari became the first coach to post five straight 30-win seasons, and he'll need six more to bring the first title back to the Bluegrass State since 1998.
Kentucky Senate nominee Rand Paul (R) has run into problems in recent days over comments regarding drug use in the Bluegrass State, an issue that Democrats are using to cast the GOP candidate as out-of-touch.
And take the Bluegrass State in the right direction!
If Angle goes on to win tomorrow, she will join Kentucky ophthalmologist Rand Paul, who surged to a primary win last month in the Bluegrass State, as a candidate for and of the tea party movement.
If you're looking for midterm tea leaves to read — pardon the pun — they're in the deepening red down in the Bluegrass State.
Paul's questioning of certain elements of the 1964 Civil Rights Act stoked a national controversy and left many GOP strategists worried about whether he might cost them what should be a likely victory, given the conservative nature of the Bluegrass State.