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

  • Osceola 1804?-1838. Seminole leader who resisted the removal of his people from Florida in the 1830s. He died under suspicious circumstances after being tricked into surrendering (1837).

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  • Investigators said three men were seen on surveillance video at 4 a.m. on Monday driving the back of a van into the glass doors of the Walgreens store located on 2900 Boggy Creek Road in Osceola County.

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  • •An honor student who founded a FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) Robotics team at a brand-new high school his senior year, Barry Bohnsack didn't apply anywhere else but Valencia Community College in Osceola, Fla.

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  • His true Indian name was As-se-se-ha-ho-lar, or Black Drink, but he was commonly called Osceola, or Powell.

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  • Traveling turkey hunters, especially those who want to take the Grand Slam (an Osceola, Eastern, Rio Grande and Merriam), know all too well that the Osceola is the key.

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  • He saw them steal undisclosed items, followed them, brought them back to his house and called Osceola deputies.

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  • Blacks and Hispanics are moving to counties that already were racially diverse, such as Osceola in central Florida and Mecklenberg in North Carolina, home to Charlotte.

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  • Some counties with high foreclosure rates - such as Osceola in Florida, San Joaquin in California and Henry in Georgia - saw month-to-month declines in October.

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  • Most recently, the Board of Aldermen for the town of Osceola, Missouri, issued a resolution calling on the University of Kansas to drop its "Jayhawk" mascot name because of its association with an episode on September 22-23, 1861, when US Senator Jim Lane and 2000 "jayhawkers" subjected that prosperous town of 2500 to two days of looting, murder and arson -- with fewer than 200 people remaining afterwards.

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  • I have a friend who booked an Osceola Turkey hunt with the Seminole Indian Reservation in Imokalee Florida.

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  • After i shot my Osceola ... i caught this bird sneaking behind me ...

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