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

  • Greenough, Horatio 1805-1852. American sculptor whose principal work is the neoclassical statue of George Washington at the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C.


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  • The town of Sunset was once the center of industrial-scale logging for copper mines at Butte, but that is long gone and now the economy is ranching and the region is known as Greenough.

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  • Mr. Akers was rather sharply critical of his more famous brother-artists, such as Greenough and Gibson, and was accused by them, apparently not wholly without justification, of yielding too much to the influence of other geniuses in the designing of his groups.

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  • Whispers that China has started buying more lumber again have contributed to speculation that overseas demand may be about to improve, said Jamie Greenough , a broker and market analyst at Global Securities Corp.

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  • Urban dwellers can fulfill their Western Equestrian Immersion at the Resort at Paws Up ia Andrew Harper Hideaway in Greenough, Montana, where the latest trend is glamorous camping.

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  • He counts in his ancestry the poet Emily Dickinson, the newspaperman Horace Greeley, and the infamous murderer and opium addict Amasa Greenough.

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  • "I moved there in 1969 when I was 9," said Ms. Greenough.

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  • The sprawling 2,800-square-foot, three-bedroom co-op was sold by her daughter, Meredith Greenough , who lived there with Ms. Sills.

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  • "It's high-end for being partially self-service," said Josh Greenough, the chief executive of a technology start-up who ate there recently.

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  • He wrote many volumes on geology, fossils, and creation theories and was a founding member of the Geographical Society of London, which included such members as: Sir Humphrey Davy, George Greenough, and Arthur Aiken.

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  • Talk of the need for thousands of temporary houses led mill operators and traders to anticipate rising lumber demand, yet natural disasters tend to depress demand initially, and some market participants may have had unrealistic expectations for the potential spike in buying, Mr. Greenough said.

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