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

  • Upjohn, Richard 1802-1878. British-born American architect who was a leader of the Gothic revival. His designs include Trinity Church in New York City (1846).

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  • n. United States architect (born in England) (1802-1878)

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Examples

  • The hero of the story, Trevor Upjohn, is a ten-year-old boy living in a land called Superbia.

    Rabid Reads: "The Purloined Boy" by Mortimus Clay

  • This principle got a boost from the Supreme Court's 1981 decision in Upjohn v. United States.

    The Confidentiality Fetish

  • Wolpe did this despite the fact that two major corporations in his district, the Kellogg Company and the Upjohn Company, opposed him.

    Olga Bonfiglio: Former Congressman Howard Wolpe Memorialized by Friends and Former Constituents

  • Locals say the Stryker and Upjohn fortunes remain heavily—and secretly—influential in Kalamazoo philanthropy.

    Secret Admirers Give University $100 Million

  • The city has long been a center of health-related research, having given rise decades agoto medical-device maker Stryker Corp. and pharmaceuticals maker Upjohn, now part of Pfizer Inc.

    Secret Admirers Give University $100 Million

  • That last identity is a new one since a year ago last April when I began working with retired Upjohn/Pharmacia senior research scientist Ron Klein who owns Dancing Turtle Farm.

    Archive 2010-07-01

  • Built between 1844 and 1853, and designed by architect Richard Upjohn, the church's rural English design was influential in 19th-century ecclesiastical architecture, according to the 1989 Landmarks Preservation Commission report that designated the Ladies' Mile Historic District.

    Doing a Makeover in the 'Limelight'

  • Jeeves in the Offing - is the one which starts with Bertie discovering that he is engaged to Bobbie Wickham (when her mother phones up, sobbing, to ask if "the dreadful news" is true); also features Aunt Dahlia, the psychiatrist Sir Roderick Glossop and the Rev. Aubrey Upjohn, but not much Jeeves

    Gibbon Chapter XIV

  • Susan Houseman, a senior economist at the W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research in Kalamazoo, Mich., said that in 2009, the most severe year of the recession for U.S. job losses, Rhode Island's employers were five times as likely to turn to work sharing as employers in the other states with programs, on average.

    Cutting Hours Instead of Jobs

  • "It's easier to steal jobs from your next-door neighbors, but the benefits are much less," said Timothy Bartik , senior economist with the W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research, a think tank.

    Fresh Direct Checks In

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