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- proper n. Any of several towns in the United States and elsewhere.
- proper n. The United States Military Academy, in West Point, NY.
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- n. United States Army installation on the west bank of Hudson river to the north of New York City; site of United States Military Academy
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The slum where the women live, called West Point, is infamous for child prostitution and machete-inflicted violence.
Mr. McDonald ultimately did attend West Point, which is where he studied Napoleon Bonaparte's tactics, particularly Napoleon's corps structure, under which operating units perform a range of military functions, making a small army of each.
His wife, Mary, jokingly added that their family was "bumming cars, food and shelter" off relatives in West Point, which is 50 miles north from the city.
And after I complete my masters, I'm going to be an instructor in the Social Sciences Department at West Point, which is my alma mater.
LIPSKY: Scott was George ` s roommate, and when George was -- there ` s a great phrase at West Point, which is "cooperate and graduate."
And so they said -- their feeling was that they ` d just gotten kind of too separated from the civilian culture, and they came to us and said, Look, please send a reporter up there to remind Americans that there ` s a place called West Point, where cadets are doing kind of cool and extraordinary things.
Vincent, however, adhered to his wish, and it was arranged that as soon as he could get a nomination he should go to West Point, which is to the
Vincent, however, adhered to his wish, and it was arranged that as soon as he could get a nomination he should go to West Point, which is to the American army what Sandhurst and Woolwich are to England.
It had been agreed between the United States and Georgia, and the famous Yazoo Company, in order to settle the difficulties between the two latter, that the United States should purchase, at a proper time, from the Indian proprietors, all the lands east of the Chattahoochee and a line running from the west bank of that stream, starting at a place known as West Point, and terminating at what is known as Nickey
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The ranking suggests that high-cost colleges and universities are among the best in overall value, in terms of how well graduates perform in the job market, and how much debt they leave with: all but one (the United States Military Academy in West Point, which is No. 4) in the