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  • proper n. A topographic surname for someone living near a rock or an oak ( atter + oke ).
  • proper n. A male given name transferred from the surname.
  • proper n. Nickname of Gibraltar.
  • proper n. Nickname of the prison on Alcatraz Island, USA.
  • proper n. Nickname of the island of Newfoundland in the Canadian province of Newfoundland and Labrador.


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  • Besides this whole 'rock star' persona she wants to portait doesn't work - her music is far from Rock.

    Hannah Montana is actually the new Friends.

  • Summer-camp-related factoid of the day: rock, paper, and scissors represent only the three least interesting of the five possible throws in Rock, Paper, Scissors.

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  • MAHER: We were at the dome -- we were standing right next to the rock, the Dome of the Rock where Mohammed flew up to heaven.

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  • He tells how he was commanded by an angel to mount a horse that lept from Mecca to Medina and then to the rock in Jerusalem that today is enclosed by the Dome Of the Rock.

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  • Consider Everest and some precisely defined hunk of rock, ice and snow, Rock, of which it is indeterminate whether its boundaries coincide with those of Everest.


  • It will be the rock in the wilderness that supplied the camp of Israel with water, and that Rock is Christ.

    Life and Labors of Elder John Kline the Martyr Missionary

  • As there was but one rock in the wilderness from which all the tribes of Israel were supplied with natural water, so to us, God's spiritual Israel, there is but one Rock from which flows to us the water of life, and that Rock is Christ Jesus in his Word.

    Life and Labors of Elder John Kline the Martyr Missionary

  • Whether that rock followed them or not, he says, there was One who did follow them, from whom flowed living water; and that Rock is Christ.

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  • The ad, targeting women rock climbers, will run as a full page in enthusiast magazines including Climbing, Rock


  • It's the usual lite rock, less talk and will mirror in a lot of respects what Majic100 and KISS and Colueur and Rock

    Progressive Bloggers


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