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

  • MountElbert A peak, 4,402.1 m (14,433 ft) high, in the Sawatch Range of central Colorado. It is the highest elevation in the range and also the highest of the U.S. Rocky Mountains.

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  • proper n. An American surname.
  • proper n. A male given name transferred from the surname.


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  • "Elbert" Gerry Jr., the great-great-great grandson of the former governor, took exception to the historical pigeonholing of his ancestor as an electoral usurper, pointing out that the late Gerry had signed the Declaration of Independence, was a Bay State delegate to the original Constitutional Convention, and represented the new nation in the XYZ Affair, a diplomatic spat with France that led to the two-year "Quasi-War."

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  • Since the state officially sanctioned it in 1980, the four-day week has been more popular in smaller districts such as Elbert, which has 275 students.

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  • "'Elbert," said Mrs. 'Ero Edwards, "yo're an' Un, yo're an internal alien, thet's what's the metter with you.

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  • The U.S. Attorney's Office in Charleston, W.Va., announced the arrest of Hughie Elbert Stover, 60, today, the Associated Press reports.

    Security chief charged with obstructing 2010 deadly mining probe

  • Elbert Hubbard says of the child-laborers of the Southern cotton mills: --


  • Hughie Elbert Stover , who had served as security chief at Massey's Upper Big Branch mine, where 29 miners were killed in an explosion last year, took the stand in his defense in the second day of his criminal trial.

    Coal Mine Official Says He Didn't Lie

  • His chief American rival (who died aboard the torpedoed Lusitania in 1915) was Elbert "Fra Elbertus" Hubbard, who combined the principles of William Morris and the mannerisms of Oscar Wilde while overseeing his Roycroft arts community in East Aurora, N.Y. And throughout the show the influences and cross-pollination of old and new design are often apparent.

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  • Elbert has pitched in a big-league pennant race the last two seasons.

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  • Joe Raedle/Getty Images LOOKING FOR SOMETHING: Angie Elbert looked for items to salvage Thursday from her grandmother's house in Joplin, Mo., which was destroyed when a massive tornado passed through the town Sunday, killing at least 125 people.

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  • Elbert and mountain biking Hermosa Creek, Crested Butte, Kenosha Pass and the Monarch Crest Trail provided us with a powerful perspective on what hangs in the balance with the proposed Colorado Roadless Rule.

    Rachael and Nat Lopes: Colorado Should Follow Alaska's Precedent in Protecting Roadless Lands


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