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

  • A city of eastern Washington near the Idaho border on the falls of the Spokane River, about 193 km (120 mi) long. Settled on the site of a trading fort established in 1810, Spokane is a trade and processing center in an agricultural, lumbering, and mining region. Population: 198,000.

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  • n. a city in eastern Washington near the Idaho border

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  • SPOKANE — Hundreds of Washington Republicans will arrive in Spokane this week with their party's presidential candidate all but chosen.

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  • SPOKANE -- A charter plane with 116 Washington state prisoners who had been in out-of-state prisons landed this week in Spokane, officials said.

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  • SPOKANE -- A group of local World War II veterans just got back into Spokane after a trip they have been waiting most of their lives to take.

    NWCN - Top Stories

  • SPOKANE -- A lawsuit has been filed in federal court in Spokane to prevent garbage from being shipped from Hawaii to a landfill in the Eastern Washington town of Roosevelt.

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  • NEAR SPOKANE -- One person is dead after a scooter crashed into a car just north of Spokane late Friday night.

    NWCN - Top Stories

  • SPOKANE - More than 6 feet of snow in the past three weeks has left Spokane residents frustrated.

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  • SPOKANE -- Spokane area teenagers are using their cell phones and computers to send risqué photos of themselves, and sometimes those x-rated images are landing in the wrong hands.

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  • SPOKANE - Bing Crosby, who grew up in Spokane, dreamed of a white Christmas.

    The Seattle Times

  • SPOKANE -- A suspected child molester who tried to hide from the law in Costa Rica is back in Spokane and standing trial in Superior Court.

    Sex Offender Issues

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