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

  • An island of southeast Greece in the Cyclades Islands of the Aegean Sea. It was a flourishing trade and obsidian-mining center in ancient times but lost importance when bronze replaced obsidian as a material for tools and weapons. The famous statue Venus de Milo was discovered here in 1820.


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  • The original Milos is in Montreal, so they carry St. Viateur bagels … which would be incredibly exciting if they were fresh baked.

    Marketa Brings Fancy Greek Dips and Montreal Bagels to Midtown | Midtown Lunch - Finding Lunch in the Food Wasteland of NYC's Midtown Manhattan

  • As a parallel to the burial scene at a potter's field in Milos Forman's cinematic version of Shaffer's play, an epilogue will show a family member or maybe a co-worker braving the rain and the thrash-strewn streets towards the Bibliothèque nationale de France to which Lequeu's entire oeuvre will be anonymous donated.

    The Enigmatic Jean-Jacques Lequeu

  • • Gilbert Benoit of Ottawa: Just for the record: everyone is calling Milos Raonic a wild-card entrant at San Jose, but that is actually wrong.

  • While searching for the Philosopher's Stone (aka the Sacred Star) that will restore them to fully human form, the technologically enhanced Elric brothers, Ed (the Fullmetal Alchemist) and Al (who's been "transmuted" into a robot body), are drawn into conflict as a slave race called the Milos stages a rebellion against their oppressors.

    The Seattle Times

  • Kollidas said the restaurant, which is being called Milos, will offer a full array of breakfast, lunch and dinner options.

    Boston Business News - Local Boston News | Boston Business Journal

  • Bonnie and Clyde, this was the movie that stirred up the "film generation" of the late 60s, spreading the idea Milos Forman's 1967 film of little people confronting little disasters, as the annual ball of a small Czech town goes hopelessly wrong.

    Chicago Reader

  • Berrer lies 91 ranking places adrift of the world No4 and, although he has reached this far in the tournament with a shock win over the young Canadian prospect Milos Raonic and a less earth-moving victory over the French qualifier Arnaud Clément, he does not represent a threat from outer space.

    Relaxed Andy Murray finds a kindred spirit in Sir Alex Ferguson

  • Milos Raonic, the 6-foot-5, 20-year-old Canadian who was born in Montenegro his family moved to Canada when he was 3.

    The Big-Serving Boom Is Over

  • His lawyer, Milos Saljic, told the judges that Mladic does not recognize the international tribunal and that he is physically and mentally unable to undergo the investigation.

    War Crimes Fugitive Mladic Appears in Serbian Court

  • Milos Saljic told reporters outside Serbia's special court for war crimes in Belgrade that he had mailed the appeal at 5:30 p.m., Serbian TV channel B92 reported.

    Lawyer for Mladic Drags Out Appeal


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