from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- A city of northern Alabama on the Tennessee River north of Birmingham. Most of the original city was destroyed during the Civil War. Population: 55,800.
- A city of central Illinois east of Springfield. Abraham Lincoln practiced law here. Population: 77,000.
- Decatur, Stephen 1779-1820. American naval officer known for his heroic deeds in the Tripolitan War, the War of 1812, and skirmishes against the Barbary pirates.
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- proper n. A city in Georgia, United States
- proper n. A city in Alabama, United States
- proper n. A surname.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. United States naval officer remembered for his heroic deeds (1779-1820)
- n. a town in northern Alabama on the Tennessee River
- n. a city in central Illinois; Abraham Lincoln practiced law here
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The Decatur Metro blog is reporting that The Grange in Decatur will be closed Monday and Tuesday.
He certainly sees Northern AL as a high-tech corridor, but Decatur is essentially in the same location.
The film shoots later this month at Agnes Scott College in Decatur, GA — i.e., down the road from my house.
Bill Tillett has been auctioneering since fall 1963, after he graduated from the Superior School of Auctioneering in Decatur, Ill. With his ruddy face and broad-brimmed hat, Tillett, who is more than six feet tall and has a discus thrower's build, is a commanding presence among the masses that often surround him.
Thai Bowl in Decatur, though the old, now-deceased location off Highland was better.
Now that both product lines are under the same umbrella, I'm sure the team in Decatur, AL could come up with a great ride for the astronauts that would be safe and reliable and available sooner than Ares I.
(And if you're anywhere near Wordsmiths Books in Decatur, GA, just outside of Atlanta, Thursday at 7: 00, come on by and say hello.)
Diane Capriola, co-owner of Little Shop of Stories in Decatur, Ga., writes:
Held on a beautiful (but hot) June day in Decatur, Illinois, participants were invited into 4 of the most amazing homes in central Illinois -- Millikin Place.
A phishing scam caught a number of employees at the Dekalb Medical Center in Decatur, GA.