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

  • Farrar, Geraldine 1882-1967. American operatic soprano. A member of the Metropolitan Opera of New York (1906-1922), she was noted for her roles in Carmen and Madame Butterfly.


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  • On the tablelike top of the monument, the name Farrar stood out in bronze letters.

    Bitter Harvest

  • Farrar is part of Joint Task Force 1228, a group created by Congress last year to ensure better accounting of the 418,000 weapons, 51,000 vehicles and millions of rounds of ammunition the United States has purchased to equip the Afghan security forces.

    U.S. struggles to track arms in Afghanistan

  • Farrar is one second behind in second place overall.

    Tyler Farrar wins Giro d'Italia's second stage in sprint finish

  • As for the loss of a machine that can cost millions to build and launch, Farrar is sanguine, pointing out that it was an old satellite and that Iridium has plenty of spares to continue its operations.

    Satellite Collision Means Tiny Outages

  • Joan was disappointed to find that the man she called Farrar was going to dinner with them.

    Bitter Harvest

  • He and grandpa played a lot of pool, and Tim told his grandpa the reason he was working so hard at lifting weights was to protect himself from the ‘wimp’ one of the nicer names he called Farrar.

    Bitter Harvest

  • Ochowicz said the 16-year pro would take on a mentoring role with Phinney, who alongside Garmin-Transitions’ Tyler Farrar, is arguably the country’s next great classics hope.

    Signing Taylor Phinney was complicated, says BMC Racing Team’s Jim Ochowicz

  • In order to broaden the base of the colony, Dale at once set about seeking a suitable location for a new town, which he located on the neck of land since changed into an island by the Dutch Gap canal, and later known as Farrar's Island.

    Domestic Life in Virginia in the Seventeenth Century

  • "Henrico, or Henricus, was situated ten miles below the present site of Richmond, on the main land, to which the peninsula known as Farrar's Island was joined."

    Colonial Records of Virginia

  • Race director Mike Turtur calls Farrar "the next big threat to international sprinters."


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