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

  • A city of southern New York near the Pennsylvania border west of Binghamton. Mark Twain is buried here. Population: 29,600.


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  • A high school in Elmira, Ore., also banned them, saying the message was lost on most students who wore them: ninth-grade boys.

    'I Love Boobies': Cancer Bracelets Raise Debate Over School Codes

  • People are giving each other up so fast that in Rochester they call Elmira “Tellmira” because of the snitches.


  • (I met her around '86; she was working as a dental hygienist in Elmira at the time.)

    Mark Twain Cadets

  • The colors of the only high school in Elmira Heights, Edison HS, are ... you guessed it ... blue and orange.

    Mark Twain Cadets

  • Graham and LuAnn Snyder made their third stop on an RV trip to all 30 NHL cities to raise awareness for the Dan Snyder Memorial Arena to be built in Elmira, Ontario, to honor their son Dan, who was a passenger in teammate Dany Heatley's Ferrari that crashed on Sept. 29, 2003 in Atlanta. - Hockey - Detroit vs. Edmonton

  • The Elmira Star-Gazette has an article on a press conference in Elmira yesterday including leaders of Tompkins, Chemung, Steuben, Schuyler, Broome, Tioga, and "several other" counties.

    Living in Dryden: County pushing back on Medicaid

  • Veterans of America, based in Elmira, N.Y., stood at attention as the pallbearers walked past.

    Schuler, Robert H. Jr.

  • America chapter in Elmira named for Schuler, announced the remains were recovered and sent back to the United States.

    Schuler, Robert H. Jr.

  • The system of reform under the indeterminate sentence, which for convenience may be called the Elmira system, is scientific, and it must be administered entirely by trained men and by specialists; the same sort of training for the educational and industrial work as is required in a college or an industrial school, and the special fitness required for an alienist in an insane asylum.

    The Complete Project Gutenberg Writings of Charles Dudley Warner

  • Another late-season spurt can't come soon enough for Elmira, which is embroiled in a tight race in the ECHL American North.



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