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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • A city of western Russia on the Oka River south of Moscow. Founded in 1566 as a fortified settlement to protect the southern border of Muscovy against the Tatars, it is today an industrial center and a railroad junction.

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  • proper noun Alternative spelling of Oryol.

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  • In the confusion only three of the line kept up with him, the much-battered "Orel" and the "Admiral Apraxin" and

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  • "Orel," named for its main character, Orel Puppington, a young boy from a monumentally dysfunctional family, dishes on the claymation "Davey and Goliath" motif, sans the faithful canine companion.

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  • "Orel," named for its main character, Orel Puppington, a young boy from a monumentally dysfunctional family, dishes on the claymation "Davey and Goliath" motif, sans the faithful canine companion.

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  • "The 'Orel' fired an accidental shot (which she immediately reported by semaphore).

    Famous Sea Fights From Salamis to Tsu-Shima

  • As ESPN/ABC's coverage of the Little League World Series starts this weekend, actor Moises Arias — who plays Rico on Disney's Hannah Montana teen juggernaut — will work with announcers including Brent Musburger and Orel Hershiser on at least 15 games.

    Networks could get big benefits from return of Favre, Vick

  • Published in 1991 and subtitled "The Craft of Baseball," the book focuses mainly on four great—and articulate—baseball figures: Cal Ripken, Tony Gwynn, Orel Hershiser and Tony La Russa.

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  • Without it, the Adult Swim show Moral Orel would just be Orel, and people might confuse it with some documentary about the life of Orel Hershiser.

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  • The latest new wrinkle in ESPN's rejiggered baseball coverage: Orel Hershiser joins Jon Miller and Joe Morgan on its marquee Sunday night games.

    Adding Hershiser to Sunday nights among ESPN's baseball changes

  • Don Sutton and Orel Hershiser launched brilliant careers after rookie years where they exhibited similar strikeout dominance and control.

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  • The baseball catcher Mike Piazza won a National League rookie of the year award and played with the pitcher Orel Hershiser.

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