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

  • A city of east-central Rhode Island south of Providence. It was settled in 1636. Population: 81,500.

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  • proper n. A surname.


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  • We ended up at a little park in Cranston or Warwick, not sure which, at the jetty connecting Marsh Island (to the north) and Rock Island (to the south).

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  • At a Stop & Shop in Cranston, the Consumer Unit noticed that all of the shelves were empty of 2-liter Pepsi bottles.

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  • Steven Laffey, the Republican mayor of Cranston, is running against Chafee in the September primary.

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  • Senator Alan Cranston is attempting a reform, but the reformed program would also be expensive and would still constitute a large welfare program just for veterans.

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