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

  • A river, about 193 km (120 mi) long, of southern Wyoming flowing north and west to the North Platte River.


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  • With sweaty hands and nerves that shook like leaves, I met the pioneer of aerobics in the front-yard of her cottage in Laurel Springs.

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  • She's the housewife in the neighborhood with the front-yard graveyard and a maze that trick-or-treaters have to walk through to get their candy, teases Jesse Tyler Ferguson (Mitchell), who in real life plans to wear his character's muscle-bound Spider-Man costume to a party being thrown at the home of his TV boyfriend, Eric Stonestreet (Cameron).

    Modern Family Fright Fest!

  • This feels a little odd but worked just fine in my front-yard casting tests.

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  • And then there I was, consuming my days out in the front-yard trying to exploit its possibilities. | Blog | DeAnn DeLuna: Inside The Hoop

  • There the woman suffers a violent attack by persons unknown; no sooner has she been taken to the hospital than the corpse of a local poacher is found in the de Luce front-yard fountain, a lobster-fork from the de Luce kitchen piercing his head: "Death by family silver," Flavia notes.

    Murder by the Numbers

  • Tiny white baby's breath flowers line a walkway through Ms. Bohlen's front-yard garden.

    Evening Gardening

  • The locally grown food movement has also created a new market for front-yard farmers.

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  • My front-yard zinnias were still growing up until the headline-making fierce November Nor'easter hit Hampton Roads.

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  • When real-estate developers Rickert-Finley Realty built Broadway-Flushing in the first decade of the 20th Century, restrictive covenants were placed on the properties that banned front yard fences, front-yard garages, and flat roofs.

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  • That has fallen as flat as a deflated glowing front-yard Santa.

    Not snowing


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