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

  • A river rising in eastern Germany and flowing about 499 km (310 mi) generally westward to the Rhine River at Mainz.

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  • proper n. A river in southern Germany, flowing from Bavaria to the Rhine.


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  • An example would be LRT operating on street in the city of Langley then switching to main line railway operation stopping only at Cloverdale, Newton, Kennedy, Bridgeview, Sapperton, Sperling and Renfrew before reverting to closely spaced stops from Main to Burrard.

    Province pushes Evergreen Line ‘aggressively’ « Stephen Rees's blog

  • Well, anyway, it's about in the middle of the main block of Main

    Oral History Interview with James Atwater, February 28, 2001. Interview K-0201. Southern Oral History Program Collection (#4007)

  • We encountered no direct resistance at Ghoja, though forces loyal to the Protector had damaged the main span of the great bridge over the Main.

    Soldiers Live

  • To the present company the assertion may be a bold one, but they will be sufficiently tolerant to allow me to make it, if it goes no further, and I therefore say that we may seek for the main chance elsewhere than in Main street.

    Memories of Canada and Scotland — Speeches and Verses

  • On Saturday, the 20K Walk will begin at 7: 30 a.m. while the 20K Run - "the main event" - kicks off at 8 a.m. at 14th and Main streets.

    The Intelligencer / Wheeling News-Register

  • It features live music Friday and Saturday on the main stage at Fourth and Main - where the lobster dinners will also be served up by Butch's Lobster Shack - as well as at 11 other music venues around the downtown area.

    Aspen Times - Top Stories

  • The main stage is located at the town plaza at Fourth and Main.

    Glenwood Springs Post Independent - Top Stories

  • The main site, bordered by Spring, Main, First and Second streets, will house the 500,000-square-foot headquarters.


  • Construction crews work on the water main break Thursday morning at the intersection of Main and Carew streets in Springfield. eroman@repub. com

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  • Doctors 'group files complaint against Baystate Medical Center for using anesthetized pigs for research Water main break near Szot Park in Chicopee will take time to permanently repair, officials say DevelopSpringfield Corp. to offer $10,000 grants to merchants to spruce up storefronts on Main and State streets Voters in Districts 2, 3 and 4 in Springfield to decide ward races for School Committee seats

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