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

  • Humboldt, Baron (Friedrich Heinrich) Alexander von 1769-1859. German naturalist and writer. His expedition to South America, Cuba, and Mexico (1799-1804) advanced the science of ecology.

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  • n. German naturalist who explored Central and South America and provided a comprehensive description of the physical universe (1769-1859)
  • n. German philologist noted for his studies of the relation between language and culture (1767-1835)


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  • HUMBOLDT - The city of Humboldt will apply for a grant to hire an additional police officer if the city gets the backing of the Humboldt Community School Board.

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  • HUMBOLDT - Santa had a question for Jayden Walters, 3, of Des Moines, Saturday afternoon after he asked St. Nick for a pony at the Kiwanis Christmasland display in Humboldt.

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  • There is no question we now have momentum in this, what I call the Humboldt Hand-Count Campaign.

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  • In 2004 the Humboldt County District Attorney's Office, under Paul Gallegos, filed a complaint against Skilled Healthcare Group, Inc., related corporations and five of the defendants 'skilled nursing facilities in Humboldt County.

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