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2005-09-22 11:26:06

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Greely, Colorado, a town on Denver's far north suburban fringes, was the nation's fastest-growing metropolitan area between 2000 and 2003, the Census Bureau said on Thursday. A new report on metropolitan and "micropolitan" population trends shows that distant suburban towns in the South and West had the biggest percentage growth between April 1, 2000 and July 1, 2003, mirroring regional and state population trends. Greeley was founded in 1869 by New York...


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grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'