Definitions

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

  • A city of southeast Ontario, Canada, a suburb of Ottawa. Population: 124,100.

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  • NEPEAN - The Ajax-Pickering Novice B ringette team went undefeated in Nepean to win a tournament championship.

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  • At the extremity of the Nepean is the most extensive tract of land that has yet been discovered.

    Narrative of a Voyage to India; of a Shipwreck on board the Lady Castlereagh; and a Description of New South Wales

  • From George's River a branch runs in a N.W. direction, is about twenty miles in length, and is called the Nepean River.

    Narrative of a Voyage to India; of a Shipwreck on board the Lady Castlereagh; and a Description of New South Wales

  • Listen to the Canadian Environment Minister John Baird in announcing the ban: "Many Canadians, especially mothers of babies and small children in my own constituency of Ottawa West-Nepean, have expressed their concern to me about the risks of bisphenol A in baby bottles."

    David Ropeik: Europe Says Bisphenol A. Is Safe. But...

  • Justice Douglas Cunningham's decision regarding the testimony of MPP Lisa MacLeod (Nepean-Carleton) trickled out this week in stages.

    Archive 2009-08-01

  • The Globe & Mail's Christie Blatchford jumps to the defence of 69-year-old male Justice Douglas Cunningham, who found it necessary, in assigning little weight to the testimony of Nepean-Carleton Conservative MPP Lisa MacLeod, to refer to her personal life: "She was commuting regularly to Toronto for her work, leaving her husband and child in Ottawa." [emphasis added]

    Archive 2009-08-01

  • He had been invited on that basis by Lisa MacLeod, the Tory MPP from Nepean-Carleton.

    Archive 2009-02-01

  • This rare fossil of an armour-plated worm was dug out of an Albert Street construction site in 1997, discovered among the rubble at a dump-site in Nepean, and just recently identified as a plumulitid machaeridian, a relative of modern leeches and earthworms that existed between 480 and 250 million years ago.

    Science

  • And Mr. Nepean says that you have a good record—in India and also in England.

    The Mistaken Wife

  • Nepean selected one of his papers and studied it before handing it across.

    The Mistaken Wife

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