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2015-05-12 23:01:17

The Fairfax Clerk of the Circuit Court is now accepting electronic documents for recording through Simplifile, providing customers with a faster, more efficient online recording method.

2015-05-12 16:31:49

Star-Studded CD Opens Door to Virginia's Musical Heartland BRISTOL, Va., May 12, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- In 1927 modern country music was born in Bristol, a city straddling the Virginia/Tennessee

2015-05-12 12:39:08

Las Vegas keeps #1 spot; best deals for summer's kickoff include Virginia Beach and Fort Lauderdale NORWALK, Conn., May 12, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- A combination of low gasoline prices,

2015-05-11 23:03:49

The 2015 StratusLIVE User Conference provided attendees and participants with an immersive experience, highlighting company milestones, upcoming software releases, valuable insight from nonprofit

2015-05-11 20:28:06

COLUMBIA, Md., May 11, 2015 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- ezStorage Corporation (ezStorage.com), the premier self

2015-05-11 16:20:47

Russellville City School team declared National Champions, will compete in International Rocketry Challenge in June THE PLAINS, Va., May 11, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The RCS Engineers

2015-05-08 16:24:54

RESTON, Va, May 8, 2015 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Excelacom, a global Consulting, Services and Solutions provider, will be attending GSMA's Mobile 360 Series for Latin America on May 13-14, 2015. "With

2015-05-08 12:22:11

Volunteers plant 1,300 trees along the Journey Through Hallowed Ground National Scenic Byway LEESBURG, Va., May 8, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Two Hundred Fifty travel professionals

2015-05-07 23:06:53

The Marina and Recreational Internet Applications Home, “MARIAH,” Empowers Marinas and Their Customers to Interact More Productively Mechanicsville, Virginia

2015-05-07 12:29:41

VCU Medical Center First to Offer "Apply Using Doximity" Option BLOOMSBURG, Pa., May 7, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --


Latest Virginia Reference Libraries

Chincoteague Pony
2014-04-12 09:49:41

The Chincoteague Pony was developed on the Assateague Island of Virginia and Maryland, United States. Another name used for this pony is the Assateague horse, but due to its smaller size it is considered a pony. In 1947 a children’s book series written by Marguerite Henry, “Misty of Chincoteague”, made the breed famous. Over the years the breed has been introduced to other horse breeds and developed a variety of different characteristics. They live in poor conditions on the...

George Washington And Jefferson National Forests
2013-11-27 15:25:38

The George Washington and Jefferson National Forests are U.S. National Forests that join to create one of the largest areas of public land in the Eastern US. They cover 1.8 million acres of land in the Appalachian Mountains of Virginia, West Virginia, and Kentucky. About 1 million acres of the forest are remote and undeveloped. About 139,461 acres have been designated as wilderness areas, which eliminates any future development. Washington National Forest was established on May 16th of...

Shenandoah National Park
2013-04-26 14:58:26

Shenandoah National Park is located in the State of Virginia in the United States. The park contains a portion of the Blue Ridge Mountains and holds 199,100 acres of land, of which 79,579 acres comprise a designated wilderness. The park extends across a narrow area, through eight counties, from Waynesboro to the town of Front Royal. The establishment of Shenandoah National park began in 1926, when the area was designated as a national park, but it was not officially established and opened...

Indiana Bat, Myotis sodalist
2012-10-05 08:36:41

The Indiana bat (Myotis sodalist) is a mouse-eared bat that can be found in North America. Its range primarily includes eastern and Midwestern states, but it can be found in some southern areas of the United States. During the winter, its range becomes much smaller, with most populations occurring in large clusters in only a few caves. One study conducted in 1985 suggested that an estimated 244,000 individuals of this species reside in Indiana. Its range overlaps that of the endangered gray...

wovi_003_pvp
2012-06-14 07:34:25

Symbol: WOVI Group: Fern Family: Blechnaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N CAN    N Synonyms:   ANVI6 Anchistea virginica (L.) C. Presl Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:AL, AR, CT, DC, DE, FL, GA, IL, IN, LA, MA, ME, MS, NC, NH, NJ, NY, OH, PA, RI, SC, TN, TX, VA, VT Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom...

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logocentrism
  • The analysis of literature, focusing on the words and grammar to the exclusion of context or literary merit.
The word 'logocentrism' is a blend of logo- +‎ centrism.
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