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2015-05-14 12:24:24

CHARLOTTE, N.C., May 14, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Duke Energy today issued the following statement regarding federal court approval of an agreement with the U.S.

2015-05-13 08:29:47

Exclusive Full-Book Sampling Program Takes Flight on May 15 with David McCullough's THE WRIGHT BROTHERS NEW YORK, May 13, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- For publishers and authors, the ability

2015-05-12 23:10:23

This summer brings a powerful invitation to your doorstep in one of the largest and most dynamic cities in the Southeast: Gratitude Training is offering their Part 1 workshop at no cost in Charlotte

2015-05-12 23:09:06

On Friday, May 8, 2015, SiliconAndhra ManaBadi's Telugu language curriculum was approved as a world language for a Foreign Language Credit recognition by Wake County School District, North

2015-05-12 12:31:19

New online portal streamlines and automates the ordering process to accommodate evolving buying behaviors and enhance customer service RALEIGH, N.C., May 12, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- TeleHealth

2015-05-11 08:26:56

WARRENVILLE, Ill., May 11, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Sports Field Holdings, Inc.

2015-05-11 00:21:19

Unique public-private collaboration will create HIV Cure center and a new company to bring together academic and pharmaceutical research scientists CHAPEL HILL, N.C., May 10, 2015

2015-05-10 08:21:28

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., May 10, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As many people in the lupus community prepare to come together in support of World Lupus Day (May 10), a global survey shows that

2015-05-08 23:04:28

Abernethy Laurels, a continuing care retirement community in Newton, invites the public to a presentation titled “A North Carolina Icon Brought to Life: Sea Stories of Sailors Aboard the WWII

2015-05-08 12:25:20

Collaboration Will Expand Availability of More Local Corneal Transplant Tissue WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., May 8, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --


Latest North Carolina Reference Libraries

Great Smoky Mountains National Park
2014-05-27 15:19:19

Great Smoky Mountains National Park is an American National Park located in the two states of North Carolina and Tennessee. The Great Smoky Mountains, from which the park received its name, are part of a small section of the Appalachian Mountain chain known as the Blue Ridge Mountains. The park holds 522,419 acres of federally protected land and was established in 1934, although Congress had sanctioned the development of the park in 1926. It is known as the first park to be funded in part...

Aptostichus stephencolberti
2014-04-07 14:17:32

Aptostichus stephencolberti is a species of trapdoor spider named after the American satirist Stephen Colbert. The spider was discovered on the coastline of California in 2007. This species can be found on coastal dunes that extend from the Big Sur region to the San Francisco peninsula at Point Lobos and Golden Gate. Compared to the closely related species such as Aptostichus angelinajolieae, Aptostichus stephencolberti is lighter in coloration.  The male holotype and the female paratype...

Banker Horse
2014-04-02 11:37:32

The banker horse is a breed of feral horse that can be found in the Outer Banks area of North Carolina. This breed is a descendant of the Spanish horse and the foundation stock is thought to have been brought to the America’s during the 16th century. It is thought that these horses may have become feral after surviving shipwrecks or after being abandoned during exploration or settlement expeditions. Although these horses roam free, they are not true wild horses because they are descended...

Pisgah National Forest
2014-01-20 10:02:04

Pisgah National Forest is located in the Appalachian Mountains of western North Carolina. It’s administered by the United States Forest Service, part of the United States Department of Agriculture. The forest is entirely contained within the boundaries of North Carolina. It is managed together with the other 3 North Carolina National Forests, Nantahala, Croatan, and Uwharrie, from common headquarters that are located in Asheville, North Carolina. The local ranger district offices can be...

Nantahala National Forest
2013-11-21 13:00:00

Nantahala National Forest is a United States national forest that is located in North Carolina. The forest holds 531,270 acres of land and water that is divided into three ranger districts known as The Cheoah Ranger District, the Nantahala Ranger District, and the Tusquitee Ranger District, all of which were named with words from the Cherokee language. The national forest itself was given the name Nantahala, which means "Land of the Noonday Sun" in Cherokee. The Cheoah Ranger District of...

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overword
  • To say in too many words; to express verbosely.
  • To express in too many words: sometimes used reflexively.
  • The leading idea or a repeated phrase, as of a song or ballad; the refrain; burden.
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