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

  • A city of northwest Arkansas in the Ozark Plateau north-northeast of Fort Smith. The University of Arkansas (established 1871) is here. Population: 68,700.
  • A city of south-central North Carolina south-southwest of Raleigh. Founded by Scottish colonists in 1739, it was a Tory center during the American Revolution. Population: 168,000.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a university town in northwestern Arkansas in the Ozarks
  • n. a town in central West Virginia on the New River
  • n. a town in south central North Carolina


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