from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adv. without distinction of one from others
  • adv. for the most part


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  • A group of them were sitting around talking about the months, or year, or two years ago when women had not been permitted in Lamont Library, or in the main dining room of the Faculty Club.

    The Women’s Room

  • Jack Mercier's words, spoken on the day that he first asked me to look into Grace's death, came back to me as I learned of what had been found in the main salon of the Eliza May, its decks stained with red and Jack Mercier's crucified form hanging from the mast.

    The Killing Kind

  • The first time he played in the main event of the WSOP, he came within a hand of upsetting Johnny Chan for the championship, a confrontation that was immortalized in 1998 in the movie Rounders.

    One of a Kind

  • Ildephonsus were Probabilists subsequently the Dominicans in the main were Probabiliorists.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 12: Philip II-Reuss

  • WHILE LA FORGE DIRECTED the repairs on the damage to the Enterprise in the main docking bay of Starbase 37, Picard, Riker, Troi, and Worf met with Gruzinov in the lounge aboard the starbase.


  • And inasmuch as the Manassas Gap Railroad ran past Front Royal, at the northern end of the Luray Valley, to take Front Royal was to break the line of supply of an enemy in the main Valley.


  • She stopped at the mogul-style mirror in the main entryway and untied her dupatta from her waist.

    Beneath My Mother’s Feet

  • Judging from the equipment behind her, she was in the main flight-control center deep below the nanoassembler facilities on the surface.


  • Having sent off four of his brigades, Longstreet ordered the remaining two, Kemper's and R. H. Anderson's, to move down the Williamsburg Road and be ready to support D. H. Hill's four in the main assault.


  • Dr. McGuire concurred with emphasis because he was told that a case or two of erysipelas had occurred in the main house.



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