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

  • A city of central Tennessee southeast of Nashville. The state capital from 1819 to 1825, it was the site of a hard-fought Union victory in the Battle of Murfreesboro (December 31, 1862-January 2, 1863). Population: 92,600.


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  • But as a senior at Blackman High School in Murfreesboro, Tenn., in 2004, Mr. Price was scrawny and unpolished, which, combined with concerns about his price tag, caused him to fall to the 19th round.

    The Year of the Ace

  • If you have any cash, check out the sniper rifles Roniie Barrett makes in Murfreesboro, TN.

    Why I'm Not Buying a Black Rifle

  • Desmond "Boogie" Yates carried the Blue Raiders as far as his oft-injured knees would let him over the course of his career, and the 6-foot-7 Somerville, Tenn., native will be remembered in Murfreesboro as a leader in more ways than one.

    Sun Belt Conference

  • Martin's statement comes after a group of landowners in Murfreesboro, Tenn., filed suit to stop construction of a 52,000-square-foot mosque and Muslim community center in Rutherford County.

    Feds Tell Tenn. Officials To Protect Muslims' Building Rights

  • In the aftermath of the fight over a proposed Islamic Community Center in Murfreesboro Tennessee, the Tennessean newspaper has undertaken an investigation of the anti-Islam industry in America -- and how groups and individuals rake in cash by concocting Islamophobic conspiracies about American Muslims planning to take over the United States and institute Taliban-style Sharia law.

    The GOP's fear-based agenda

  • The more I watch the more I realize Murfreesboro is about to get pounded!!

    Archive 2009-04-01

  • Murfreesboro is devastating it so so sad, I hope everyone says a little pray for those people there.

    Archive 2009-04-01

  • I am in Murfreesboro and have signed up with Hands on Nashville but if the Lexicon family needs any help please do not hesitate to ask.

    Twilight Lexicon » Give Nashville a Hand

  • Hospital in Murfreesboro, Tenn., on June 22, 2006, after an extended illness.

    Heroes or Villains?

  • Sadie, from left, Blake and Stephanie Morgan listen to Molly, 6, read a Christian children's book in Murfreesboro, Tenn.

    Offerings make up a third of U.S. donations


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