from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- A city of central California in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada near Fresno. It is a processing center. Population: 89,300.
- A city of eastern New Mexico near the Texas border. It is a trade center in a wheat and cattle area. Population: 33,300.
- adj. Of or relating to a prehistoric human culture widespread throughout North America from about 12,000 to 9,000 B.C., distinguished by sharp fluted projectile points made of chalcedony or obsidian.
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- proper n. A (US) city in central northeastern New Mexico.
- proper n. A (US) city in California.
- proper n. A site that contained evidence of an early Native American culture.
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- n. king of the Franks who unified Gaul and established his capital at Paris and founded the Frankish monarchy; his name was rendered as Gallic `Louis' (466-511)
According to the French researcher Michel Lamy, the name Clovis Dardentor actually means “the gold of the descendants of the Merovingian kings.”
Recruiters have encountered some resentment because of the deaths, but many people in Clovis, which is predominantly Republican and conservative, feel the military is a positive influence.
And then there are the idiots who think that my son, born in Clovis, New Mexico, must be Mexican.
Many in Clovis — from Mayor Bob Whalen on down — ask, "Why us?"
Jimenez says the war losses have boosted recruiting in Clovis by promoting patriotism: "It reminds me of after 9/11," he says, "that sense of togetherness."
And when he was being instructed before his baptism (by St. Remigius, I suppose) and had got down as far as the story of the Crucifixion, Clovis is said to have remarked, "If I had been there with my Franks, we wouldn't have stood for that sort of thing".
The battle was won and Clovis is baptized on Christmas Eve 496 at Rheims by the bishop St. Remi.
In 496, Clovis is at war, and losing the battle of Tolbiac.
Who else ever wrote a mystery set in Clovis, Belen, or Socorro County?
A few years ago, a kid at Marshall Middle School in Clovis, NM, took a class in marketing.