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

  • A range of northeast Oregon and southeast Washington consisting of an uplifted, eroded part of the Columbia Plateau. It rises to 2,777.3 m (9,106 ft) at Rock Creek Butte in Oregon.
  • A range of eastern Jamaica rising to 2,252 m (7,388 ft) at Blue Mountain Peak. It is a coffee-growing area.


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  • Perhaps because so much of the Irish stereotype (and the tourist brand-image) conjures up an unchanging land where time stands still, the Irish faculty for changing practices or expectations with bewildering rapidity has been underestimated.

    'Luck & The Irish: A Brief History of Change From 1970'

  • Time Warner Cable is continuing to promote services beyond conventional cable television with a new brand-image campaign that urges customers to "Enjoy better."

  • Plans also call for ads for Time Warner Cable's product offerings to be remade to adopt the look and feel of the brand-image campaign, he added.

  • "The brand-image costs will be there for a long, long time," says Nirmalya Top Stories

  • The promo that first emerged in its Super Bowl ad was "a stroke of genius," in the view of Todd Turner, president of Car Concepts, a brand-image and auto-research consultancy in Thousand Oaks, Calif.

    Brandweek - News and Features

  • Eight years of damage to the brand-image of democracy means that Obama has an opportunity to restore the reputation of the values he represents.

    Chinalyst - China blogs in English

  • Focus on growth objectives instead of brand extensions, efficiency and cost objectives instead of marketing synergy or scale, and building assets to support strategic initiatives instead of brand-image campaigns. is vice chairman of Prophet, a global consultancy that helps management more effectively use branding, marketing and innovation to drive profitable growth.

    Advertising Age - Homepage

  • In response, SeaWorld, whose brand-image depends on friendly-looking killer whales, has found itself in a public-relations quandary akin to what Accenture experienced with its "Go on.



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