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

  • A city of south-central Connecticut north-northeast of New Haven. Settled in 1661, it is known for its silver industry, which dates to the 18th century. Population: 59,400.

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  • Mary McGarry Morris was born in Meriden, Connecticut in l943, and raised in Rutland, Vermont with three younger brothers.

    Mary McGarry Morris biography

  • Lamont, whose anti-war views made him a darling of liberal bloggers, huddled with his family at a hotel room in Meriden near his campaign headquarters after a frenetic round of final campaigning around the state.

    Lieberman defeats Lamont to hold Senate seat

  • At weekends I'd hitchhike, not home to see my parents in Meriden, but to The Boyfriend's squalid bedsit in Coventry.

    Turning Antique!

  • Days after the election of the coalition government, a group of local Travellers moved onto a plot of green belt land in the so-called Meriden Gap.

    The Guardian World News

  • The victim in this morning's fatal accident in Woodbury has been identified as a Meriden woman.

    News from www.rep-am.com

  • It's in Meriden which is kind of, sort of, on the way to work.

    elfpvke Diary Entry

  • 26 October 2010 2:18PM the author of this article suggests that: "Days after the election of the coalition government, a group of local Travellers moved onto a plot of green belt land in the so-called Meriden Gap."

    The Guardian World News

  • That could mean more contracts for small companies such as Meriden, Connecticut-based Protein Sciences Corp, which failed last month to convince an advisory Food and Drug Administration panel that it had proved its experimental influenza vaccine was safe.

    Reuters: Top News

  • I know it by this same reason, that I bought a lot myself from a house in Connecticut, a town called Meriden, where they make almost nothing else but clocks -- where they make 'em by steam, and horse-power, and machinery, and will turn you out a hundred or two to a minute. "

    Guy Rivers: A Tale of Georgia

  • Interstate 70 in Topeka last year, killing 40-year-old Billie Jo Baldwin of Meriden.

    Heroes or Villains?

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