Alabama period

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Alabama period (Geol) A period in the American eocene, the lowest in the tertiary age except the lignitic.
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Usage

In literature:

It was during this period of buoyant hope that the Alabama was allowed to go to sea from Liverpool in July, 1862.
"The Day of the Confederacy" by Nathaniel W. Stephenson
History of Alabama, and incidentally of Georgia and Mississippi, from the earliest period.
"The Life of John Marshall Volume 3 of 4" by Albert J. Beveridge
William R. King, and in 1855 was elected by the Alabama legislature to the federal senate for a period of six years.
"Makers and Romance of Alabama History" by B. F. Riley
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In news:

Alabamians will vote on a constitutional amendment Sept 18 that would transfer $437 million — $145.8 million a year over a three-year period — from the Alabama Trust Fund into the state's General Fund.
Alabama new home sales in October improved by 34.8 percent from the same period in 2011.
Alabama -Huntsville (2-11-1) never got more than eight shots on goal in any period.
Condo sales along the Alabama's gulf coast in Baldwin County experienced an 14.9 percent increase compared to the same period last year.
At least three people have died on Mississippi roadways and three others on Alabama highways this holiday period.
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