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

  • A city of north-central Florida southwest of Jacksonville. The University of Florida (founded 1853) is important to its economy. Population: 109,000.

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  • proper n. A city in Florida, home to the University of Florida University

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  • n. a university town in north central Florida


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  • CAROLYN LANEY, GAINESVILLE RESIDENT: No. KAYE: The Wilbanks 'family was well-known in Gainesville, Georgia, about an hour north of Atlanta, where Jennifer grew up.

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  • Last updated on: 1 / 5 / 2009 11: 35: 10 AM GAINESVILLE: A man being transported from Houston to face child sex charges in Lee County escaped Sunday night in Gainesville.

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  • GAINESVILLE -- The Lakeview Academy baseball team got 10 strikeouts from Tyler Ward as the Lions surged past Towns County 7-2 on Saturday in Gainesville.


  • GAINESVILLE - A Hall County State Court Jury Tuesday afternoon took two hours after a week long civil trial to decide in favor of a Gainesville nerosurgeon accused of malpractice.


  • GAINESVILLE | A Gainesville woman accused of sneaking into a minimum-security prison for a rendezvous with her boyfriend has been arrested and he remains a fugitive after jumping out a window.

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  • GAINESVILLE -- The Lakeview Academy tennis team was defeated by St. Francis 1-3 on Thursday night in Gainesville.


  • GAINESVILLE, FL - SEPTEMBER 19: Tim Tebow #15 of the Florida Gators reacts after scoring a touchdown during the game against the Tennessee Volunteers at Ben Hill Griffin Stadium on September 19, 2009 in Gainesville, Florida.


  • GAINESVILLE -- At the end of his post-blowout news conference on Saturday night in Gainesville, Florida State head coach Bobby Bowden was asked if he wanted to continue leading the program he built into a national power.


  • GAINESVILLE, FL - NOVEMBER 22: Head coach Kevin Higgins of the Citadel Bulldogs shouts instructions to the offense during the game against the Florida Gators at Ben Hill Griffin Stadium on November 22, 2008 in Gainesville, Florida.


  • GAINESVILLE, FL - NOVEMBER 22: A Florida Gator cheerleader performs during the game against the Citadel Bulldogs at Ben Hill Griffin Stadium on November 22, 2008 in Gainesville, Florida.



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