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

  • A community of northeast Virginia, a suburb of the Washington, D.C.-Alexandria, Virginia, area. Population: 56,400.
  • Reston, James Barrett Known as "Scotty.” 1909-1995. Scottish-born American journalist. Associated with the New York Times since 1939, he won the Pulitzer Prize in 1945 and in 1957 for his reporting.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • v. be based on; of theories and claims, for example
  • v. rest on for support


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