Definitions

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

  • CapeRace A promontory of southeast Newfoundland, Canada, on the coast of the Avalon Peninsula.

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Examples

  • The 2008 North American Champions Rick Merriman Phil Trinter (USA) had a solid command of second place throughout the race and Andre Mirsky and Marcelo Jordao (BRA), bettered their 6th place finish in Race 2 by finishing third today.

    Sail-World.com USA Latest News

  • He published a collection of essays under the title Race Questions, Provincialism, and Other American Problems in 1908; another collection, entitled William James and Other Essays on the Philosophy of Life, appeared in 1911.

    Josiah Royce

  • And, second, it foregrounds what I call the Race to Recovery.

    Brown puts on his gloomy face for the world stage

  • On the blank beside the word Race, I wrote, “HUMAN.”

    Broken on the Back Row

  • "What we've seen in far too many places under No Child Left Behind is that, due to political pressure, … states have dummied down standards [in] what we call a Race to the Bottom," Mr. Duncan said in a conference call with reporters following the last week's release of the fiscal 2011 budget plan.

    Education Week American Education News Site of Record

  • "House Bill 176, which is what we call the Race to the Top Bill has already been passed by the House, passed by the Senate, and signed by the Governor," said Representative Wilson Stone, District 22.

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  • "Race" is one of the most salient characteristics of American culture, and its most intractable problem.

    Archive 2009-07-01

  • Now that 'Race' is becoming less of perceived factor for the RNC, they are positioning to replace him and restore another "great white hope" to the chairman's position.

    RNC purity test designed to 'stick it' to Steele, ally claims

  • The Speed of Calling a Race is an Indicator of a Close Race.

    Michael P. McDonald: Myth-Busting Election Night Coverage

  • According to a pithy report from Deutsche Bank titled "The Green Economy: The Race is On", in the years 2000 to 2009, the U.S. invested (public and private) about $67 billion in clean technology.

    Andrew Winston: China Leads the Clean Economy Race

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