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2014-06-12 16:24:42

NEW YORK, June 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Registry, a leading provider of recognition solutions designed to preserve and commemorate significant business and professional achievements, announces the 2014 edition of its America's Most Honored Professionals award. Inaugurated in 2011, the award pays tribute to business people who when ranked across professions and industries rise to the top of America's most highly recognized professionals....

2014-06-12 16:22:06

WASHINGTON, June 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Mining Association (NMA) called on policymakers to reject an ill-conceived administration proposal that would jeopardize America's electric grid and threaten the economic well-being of consumers and businesses. Recently, the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) proposed aggressive guidelines for regulating greenhouse gas emissions from existing coal-based power plants that generate 40 percent of the nation's...

2014-06-12 12:26:20

One month in-store fundraiser, activated with compelling PSAs featuring Academy Award®-nominated actress and Hunger Is ambassador Viola Davis, launched a year-round effort to spotlight and address childhood hunger PLEASANTON and LOS ANGELES, Calif., June 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Safeway Foundation and the Entertainment Industry Foundation (EIF) have announced they have raised more than $4.5 million in support of Hunger Is, a joint charitable initiative designed to...

2014-06-12 08:21:36

SIGNIFICANT CONTRIBUTION WILL SUPPORT GRANTS FOCUSED ON CONSERVATION AND MORE WASHINGTON, June 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Park Foundation, the official charity of America's national parks, has awarded Impact Grants to nine national parks thanks to a $1.4 million donation from Subaru of America. Subaru made this significant contribution to the National Park Foundation through the sixth annual "Share the Love" event. For every new vehicle sold or leased during the event,...

2014-06-12 00:20:25

WASHINGTON, June 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110428/DC91889LOGO APPRECIATING AUTO MECHANICS Profile America -- Thursday, June 12th. It used to be that cars were fairly simple to repair, but they often broke down. Modern automobiles have become very reliable. They've also gotten extremely complicated -- with ABS brakes, traction control, navigation systems, and...

2014-06-11 23:12:51

Women across America are discovering the stylish and adventurous convenience of what the bike industry calls a City bike. City bikes are perfect for casual riding and local adventures; not only are these bikes highly functional, but they are so stylish. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) June 11, 2014 It's here - the summer weather and sunshine have arrived and the sales on city bikes are heating up. Women across America are discovering the stylish and adventurous convenience of what the bike...

2014-06-11 16:27:05

Dr. Lewis Maharam, a New York, NY physician who is Board Certified in Sports Medicine, has been selected by Castle Connolly Medical Ltd. for inclusion in its prestigious guide of the nation's top 1% of medical specialists, America's Top Doctors. NEW YORK, June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Castle Connolly Medical Ltd. America's trusted source for identifying Top Doctors has published its newest edition of America's Top Doctors and has selected Lewis Maharam, MD for this...

2014-06-11 16:27:01

Dr. Anthony N. LaBruna MD, a Board Certified New York, NY physician specializing in Plastic Surgery, has been selected by Castle Connolly Medical Ltd. for inclusion in its authoritative guide to the top primary care and specialty care doctors in the tri-state metropolitan New York area. NEW YORK, June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Castle Connolly Medical Ltd., America's trusted source for identifying Top Doctors, has published the 17th edition of Top Doctors: New York Metro...

2014-06-11 16:22:02

On the brink of failure: what will it take to re-build the United States? VANCOUVER, June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - When a student comes home during term review and exposes a GPA falling in the D range, panic often ensues-- something has gone wrong, something needs to be corrected. Their grade, like all grades, serves as a signal that drastic action must be taken to re-build their academic standing. Every four years the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) releases its...

2014-06-11 12:26:00

NEW YORK, June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Its official--Americans are the fattest people in the world. In a recent study published in the medical journal Lancet, the USA was named the most obese country in the world, with 87 million of the world's 671 million obese people -- 13% of the total for a country with 5% of the population.(1) According to one of America's leading stress experts Paul Huljich, a primary cause of rising obesity rates is stress. A balanced and healthy diet is...


Latest America Reference Libraries

York Chocolate
2013-06-11 13:15:07

The York chocolate cat, also known as the York, is a breed of domestic cat that originated in America in 1983 and is used as a show cat. It was developed by Janet Chiefari, who bred kittens that were descendants of Siamese cats. The York can be medium or large with a slightly long nose, a round head, and large round eyes that are gold or green in color. Its feet are sometimes tufted and it has a fluffy tail. Its body is covered in semi-long, soft fur that can vary in color. Preferred colors...

Yosemite National Park
2013-04-17 14:20:47

Yosemite National Park is located in eastern California in the United States in the central area of Sierra Nevada, extending to the western slopes of the range. The park holds 761,268 acres of protected land. The area became very popular after Thomas Ayres, the artist who was responsible for much of the publicity of the area, and an entrepreneur named James Mason Hutchings visited in 1855. Early tourists that visited Yosemite before it was a national park could enjoy passing over the Wawona...

Grand Canyon National Park
2013-03-19 15:03:05

Grand Canyon National Park is located in the American state of Arizona and is the country’s fifteenth established park. The main feature of the park is the Grand Canyon, which is a gorge of the Colorado River, and is often thought of as one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World. The park contains 1,217,262 acres of land. It was established as an official national park in 1919, but the area was already well known as a landmark for thirty years. In 1903, President Theodore Roosevelt...

Ronald Evans Jr.
2012-10-25 11:30:42

Ronald Ellwin Evans, Jr. was an astronaut that worked with NASA on the Apollo missions and served as a Captain in the United States Navy. Evans is one of the twenty-four astronauts to fly to the moon. . Evans was born on November 10, 1933 in St. Francis, Kansas. He graduated from Highland Park High School in Topeka, Kansas. Boy Scouts of America played a huge role in Evans youth as he attained the highest level of Life Scout. Evans then went on to study at the University of Kansas...

Plain Chachalaca, Ortalis vetula
2012-03-22 23:28:04

The Plain Chachalaca (Ortalis vetula) is a large species of bird in the Cracidae family. It is found in tropical and subtropical environments from mezquital thickets in the Rio Grande Valley in southeastern Texas to northernmost Costa Rica. In Central America, this species occurs in the Pacific lowlands from Chiapas, Mexico to northern Nicaragua. It occurs solely as a separate population in Costa Rica. Its habitat is dry and moist forests, especially where interspersed with scrub and savanna....

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  • Licking.
  • Hence Running along or over a surface, as if in the act of licking; flowing over or along; lapping or bathing; softly bright; gleaming.
This word comes the Latin 'lambere,' to lick.
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