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

  • A city of southern Poland on the Vistula River south-southeast of Warsaw. Founded in the eighth century A.D., it was the national capital from 1305 to 1595. Population: 757,000.


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  • The off-week between the conference championship games and the Super Bowl was eliminated.

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  • An off-week for the Ohio State football team possibly swelled the number of Franklin County Ohio voters that stood outside of Veterans Memorial to vote.

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  • I think they really improved in the off-week, Miles said.

  • Plus I feel weird accepting drinks - because then I have to be especially entertaining and sometimes I don't feel that way (I'm having an off-week in that department).

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  • When he found himself with a homework assignment he did not understand, and no teaching assistants or professors available on a campus off-week, he convinced himself that just chatting with another student would not violate the rules.

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  • But again, it will be moved up a week, again, given the off-week for the NFL two weeks ago.

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  • My idea of heaven was playing the occasional off-week for Sammy Berger at the Town Tavern and weekends after hours at the House of Hambourg back of the Holt Renfrew parking lot up on Bloor Street.

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  • The Lobos are coming off their second off-week of the season, and have used the extra time to heal and prepare.

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  • An off-week allowed Klein, who did not attend a media interview session Tuesday, to rest up and return to practice this week. Front Page

  • It's still 10 weeks, but we needed every point we could get because we may have an off-week in the next nine weeks.


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