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

  • Getty, J(ean) Paul 1892-1976. American business executive who amassed a multibillion-dollar fortune and established a museum in Malibu, California (1953), to publicly display his vast art collection. A new museum, the Getty Center, opened in Los Angeles in 1997.

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  • Speaking of families, the Getty is the perfect getaway for your whole clan.

    The Getty Center – A View From Above

  • Getty is pushing out the first professional wire photos of the scenes today.

    Iran Election Live-Blogging (Saturday June 20 Part II)

  • Short and Sweet teamed up with Getty Images to launch a film challenge which would make use of images in Getty's Hulton Archive.

    Photograph of Jesus

  • At this point, Balthazar Getty is the weak link (also known as the ‘Michel’) of BROTHERS & SISTERS.

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  • And we called Getty Images, and they weren ` t commenting on this.

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  • Of course, this may be the final year if the Getty is not able to secure a renewal of its current permit to hold this handful of weekend night performances in a neighborhood where good fences don’t apparently make quite good enough neighbors.

    Agamemnon

  • In this third year as a theatrical organization, the Getty is presenting Aeschylus’ Agamemnon this month in a translation by Robert Fagles and directed by Stephen Wadsworth which I saw on Saturday night.

    Agamemnon

  • Why would it be in Getty’s interest, then, to consider each individual amateur photo with the same amount of attention as they would professional photos?

    Great Photo on Flickr? Getty Images Might Pay You for It - Bits Blog - NYTimes.com

  • With movie tickets costing more than $10 per person and amusement park prices in the stratosphere, the Getty is beyond affordable – it’s practically a blessing.

    The Getty Center – A View From Above

  • Making Lots of Tackles Is London's Calling Getty Images London Fletcher When London Fletcher made his NFL debut as an undrafted free agent for the Rams in 1998, coin tosses were still called in the air and the Tennessee franchise was named the Oilers.

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