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

  • Ouspensky, Peter Demianovich 1878-1947. Russian occultist who gained international fame with his book Tertium Organum: A Key to the Enigmas of the World (1911).


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  • He is one home run away from passing Mickey Mantle for 13th place on the career list, which would leave only Babe Ruth and Reggie Jackson ahead of him among ex-Yankees.

    Yogi, Whitey, Reggie ... Who's the 'greatest living Yankee'?

  • If not for testimony from two major sources — former New York Mets clubhouse attendant Kirk Radomski and ex-Yankees strength and conditioning coach Brian McNamee — the report would not have been much more than an arduous timeline.

    Baseball needs forward, not backward, thinking

  • Unable to outbid the Yankees for Jason Giambi, Jocketty did the next best thing, signing ex-Yankees first baseman Tino Martinez and bringing native son Jason Isringhausen back to his St. Louis-area roots. - Cards reshuffle, appear stacked

  • Sources familiar with the matter told Reuters earlier that billionaire hedge fund manager Steve Cohen and ex-Yankees and Dodgers manager Joe Torre had received the green light, while basketball great Magic Johnson was also in the running.

    Yahoo! News: Business - Opinion

  • Tigers make offer to ex-Yankees outfielder Damon, GM confirms general manager Dave Dombrowski says he has made a contract offer to free agent

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  • Where did ex-Yankees Johnny Damon, Chein-Ming Wang end up.

    Home Theater Forum

  • Nats, ex-Yankees pitcher Wang reach deal for 1 year, $2 million Washington Nationals have reached an agreement on a $2 million, one-year contract, a person familiar with the negotiations told the Associated Press.

    Sports News :

  • The big news from the Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival had already been delivered months ago: Gladys Knight on opening night, Latin guitarist and ex-Yankees centerfielder Bernie Williams, keyboard icon Herbie Hancock and Rock and Roll Hall of Fame guitarist Jeff Beck are headlining the Eastman Theatre shows. -

  • Rivera was needed to earn his third save after another ex-Yankees player, Bobby Abreu, hit a grand slam in the ninth off Dave Robertson to make it 7-5.

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  • Then financing woes hit, and Shapiro and Jacobs found themselves mired in controversy and targeted in lawsuits by other angry lenders and buyers, including ex-Yankees Chairman Harvey Schiller and ex-broker Wendy Maitland of Brown Harris Stevens.

    NY Post: News


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