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  • n. Plural form of highrise.


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  • The warehouse was one of the very first concrete-framed 'highrises' in the world, built at a time when Buffalo was a burgeoning city and was all about new, innovative ideas.

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  • The area is home to many luxury residential highrises, though units larger than 3,000 square feet are less common, Mr. Lau said.

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  • Brightly colored townhouses, highrises, flea markets, galleries, parks, water views -- each area offered distinct, village-like Aussie ambiance.

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  • Demuth structured his work around simplified forms the red truck, the black highrises, the glowing white street lamps, and of course the brilliant gold 5s, three in full plus the curve of one, very close, in the upper right hand corner.

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  • These historic homes in Beijing appeal to me but scores of these buildings have been demolished to make room for highrises.

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  • That's the one by the new waterfront highrises and where you can see Starbucks when you drive by.

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  • Bernie Madoff might even be persuaded to put up a couple dozen detainees in his $7 million Manhattan condo, but if more space is needed, there are several luxury highrises nearby on the Upper East Side that might serve equally well as temporary living quarters for some of those higher octane enemy combatants.

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  • These could easily be multiplied throughout the city, and hydroponic highrises are also entirely possible - family friends in Germany have been doing hydroponic systems for decades and the technology is not beyond us by any means.

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  • Poetic Obituaries: While living and working in our little, tiny communities, in the midst of towering highrises, we fought the oppressor, the landlord, the developer, the banks, City Hall.

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  • Seemed to work just fine for Fatah, when backed up with American-supplied weapons, though how high the highrises were when Fatah was throwing Hamas members to their deaths, I do not know.

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