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

  • possessive proper n. A city of northern Argentina at the foot of an eastern range of the Andes north-northwest of Córdoba. The country's independence was proclaimed here in July 1816. Population: 527,000.


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  • When it was finally resolved, CNO found itself owning Mr. Hilbert's mansion.

    Forrest Lucas Wins Conseco Mansion

  • One ill-timed purchase of a subprime-mortgage company in 1998 forced Mr. Hilbert's resignation in 2000 and eventually sent the insurer — then called Conseco — spiraling into bankruptcy.

    Forrest Lucas Wins Conseco Mansion

  • The 25,000-square-foot home reflects Mr. Hilbert's outsized personality.

    Forrest Lucas Wins Conseco Mansion

  • Hunter notched his 100th career NHL assist on Hilbert's goal. ...

  • Islanders C Nate Thompson earned his first NHL assist on Hilbert's goal.

  • Hilbert's shot from in close bounced off the elbow of Flyers defenseman Ossi Vaananen and rolled behind Biron.

  • Bergenheim found space under the goalie's left arm with a wrister from the slot, and Mason left a rebound of Hilbert's shot that came to defenseman Mark Streit, who found Hilbert with a pass for the putaway.

  • The play went to a video review but it was determined that Hilbert's stick wasn't above the crossbar when he deflected the shot.

  • The Islanders pushed the lead to 3-0 only 1: 02 into the second period when Bryan Berard set up Hilbert's goal.

  • ` ` You have to reward people who deserve it, and Andy Hilbert's line maybe wasn't getting as much ice time and, all of a sudden, he had a big one and it leads to another, '' Islanders coach Ted Nolan said.


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