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

  • Variant of bromo-.


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  • Although Ms. Ali is guileless in rendering American vernacular even in small towns you won't hear the words "scram" or "doofus", the author shows an easy grace in bringing Kensington's concerns and disturbances to life, and Lydia seems increasingly at home running errands and housecleaning.

    The Princess Reimagined

  • "What was once a significant and beautiful historic resources that exemplified the best of Kensington's historic past is now instead an ugly and tragic reminder to us all of the loss," she said.

    Battle over historic home in Kensington

  • Raffles Nightclub This exclusive members-only club located on Kensington's Kings Road is a favorite of the twosome's social circle, so they'll undoubtedly make the scene there in the upcoming weeks.

    Margie Goldsmith: Wedding of the Century: Kate and Wills

  • Overlooking Holland Park itself and a within easy walking distance of Kensington's clutch of museums, the 200-bed hostel comprises large comfy dorms with a smattering of smaller rooms.

    10 of the best hostels in London

  • Between 2000, when he moved to La Duke Drive in Kensington, and 2007, Rosenberg worked with members of Kensington's Rock Creek Hills Citizens 'Association to commission a study on the matter by the county's Department of Public Works and Transportation; the group also sent petitions to State Highway Administration and Federal Railroad Administration officials.

    Kensington is Md.'s first Quiet Zone

  • Early on, most of the books bore titles like "Stolen Ecstasy," by Kensington's best-selling romance author, Janelle Taylor,but the company later branched out into history, health, gay/lesbian, and African-American interests.

    Niche Publisher Wooed Public With Romance

  • Kensington's master plan, which governs its commercial zoning and development, is under review by Montgomery County.

    Where We Live: Old Town Kensington in Maryland's Montgomery County

  • She points to the block party that shuts down her street every summer, as well as Kensington's Memorial Day and Labor Day parades, as part of the Kensington cachet.

    Where We Live: Old Town Kensington in Maryland's Montgomery County

  • County transportation planners found that new development could cause Kensington's traffic volumes to increase 35 percent, from 132,000 vehicles daily to 177,000.

    Residents of village-like Kensington fret over development plans

  • Kensington's current plan, approved in 1978, allows for buildings as tall as 94 feet, although the town's two tallest buildings are about 60 feet.

    Residents of village-like Kensington fret over development plans


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