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

  • A city of north-central Utah north-northwest of Provo. It is a manufacturing center in an irrigated farming area. Population: 90,900.


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  • OREM -- A high-speed crash in Orem sent two people to the hospital in extremely critical condition.

    KSL / U.S. / National

  • Photo: A manager holds Motorola's new Droid smart phone at the Verizon store in Orem, Utah.

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  • Here's the bad part: It's happening February 27, in Orem, Utah of all places.

    MC Hammer and Vanilla Ice - TOGETHER in concert!

  • Demon sheep, distrust, frustrated voters and purging the Republican Party were hot topics at the Utah Republican Assembly 2010 Endorsing Convention in Orem on Saturday.

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  • In the late 1960s, a sixteen-year-old boy living in Orem, Utah, read Isaac Asimov's Foundation trilogy, a classic science fiction epic set in the far future.

    First lines

  • A man in Orem, Utah had the Homeland Security flying squad at his house because he'd planted a castor bean plant on his front lawn, prompting a neighbor or passing snitch to decide he was making ricin:

    Boing Boing

  • The $70,000 salary Lazerson draws from his foundation doesn't go far when you're trying to support five kids, even in Orem.

    What Famous Friends Are For

  • It happened in the town of Orem, which is near Salt Lake City.

    CNN Transcript Jan 10, 2006

  • "The strategy in using the name Orem was that it would be a high honor to Mr. Orem, and that the community might receive some worthwhile favors from the railway promoter who lived in Salt Lake City," Weeks wrote.


  • Washburn said the city's quality of life has continued to improve over the years as recognized by major national publications that routinely name Orem as one of the safest and best places to live in America.



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