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

  • abbr. New Brunswick
  • abbr. northbound
  • abbr. nota bene

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  • Nota bene; used in written English to introduce something to be noted.
  • New Brunswick (Canadian province)
  • North Bound
  • (aviation) prefix code for NASA research bomber plane designations
  • abbr. New Brunswick, a province of Canada.
  • abbr. West Nusa Tenggara, a province of Indonesia.


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  • We have a 26 minimum, 1 fish per day bag limit on coastal stripers here in NB ..

    Should MA Make Striped Bass A Protected Game Fish?

  • Maybe we can start something like this in NB as well …?

    ProWomanProLife » What to expect

  • As far as paying it forward is concerned – I just packaged up and sent three boxes of gently used, donated ornaments to a friend in NB who lost all her stuff to post hurricane flooding in August.

    How To Feed A Baby And Not Lose Consciousness Trying | Her Bad Mother

  • The loggers and landowners in NB are not the enemy here – they are trying to support themselves and their families just like anyone else would.

    Logging on the East Coast

  • The Conservation Council of NB is the leader – with their save the Acadian Forest Campaign.

    Logging on the East Coast

  • This was 100% devoted to parking issues in Lewes and not a mention about what NB is doing for his constituents at Westminster.

    Norman Baker

  • As well, the Acadians in NB have never been big fans of Quebec separatism -- not because they're not proud of their french roots, but because of Quebec's approach to minority rights (in Quebec, this means "English rights") -- and their approach was horrible.

    i'm just saying

  • NB's issue on special status for Quebec was that, unlike the rest of 'bilingual' Canada, NB is in fact the country's only biligual province (about 70/30 English/French) and would need to examine these minority protections.

    i'm just saying

  • Now that the NB is a go, I need to update the editors considering the proposals on my latest.

    2007 May | the blog of author, illustrator and designer Kris Waldherr

  • The data affected were in the continuation trial after week 28 originally called NB-303, then renamed COR-II. Home Page


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  • NB, adj. non-binary


    Reed, 21 December 2015


    yay! there are a lot of other bot-makers that are women

    and NB in the #botALLY crowd as well

    December 25, 2015

  • I'm pretty sure Nebraska looks a bit more like New Brunswick than Chihuahua, but I could be wrong.

    March 3, 2011

  • CH was not considered?

    March 3, 2011

  • "Since 1963, only one state abbreviation has been changed. Originally Nebraska was shortened to "NB", but this was changed to "NE" to avoid confusion with New Brunswick in Canada."

    --From the List of U.S. state abbreviations.

    March 3, 2011