Old Line State


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Old Line State a Mid-Atlantic state; one of the original 13 colonies
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Old Line State Maryland; a nickname, alluding to the fact that its northern boundary is Mason and Dixon's line.
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In literature:

Van was a substantial-looking old relic, built on the lines of the Boston State House, broad in the beam and with a shiny dome on top.
"Cape Cod Stories" by Joseph C. Lincoln
This was formerly an old Mexican fort, and was abandoned in 1853, after the survey of the boundary line between Mexico and the United States.
"The Young Trail Hunters" by Samuel Woodworth Cozzens
Move it down to the old trail crossing on the Republican, just over the state line and north of our range.
"Wells Brothers" by Andy Adams
Here and there was an old colonial house of greater pretensions, some of them at the end of a long driveway lined with stately trees.
"A Little Girl of Long Ago" by Amanda Millie Douglas
Hira Singh for 40 years ruled his State on old fashioned lines with much success.
"The Panjab, North-West Frontier Province, and Kashmir" by Sir James McCrone Douie
We have shown how the settlement of 1815 was in many ways a return to old lines in both Church and State.
"The Story of Switzerland" by Lina Hug
When the line of travel changes, it does not pay to keep an old hotel up to the same state of repair as when it had a great patronage.
"The Principles of Economics" by Frank A. Fetter

In news:

The games people play, to borrow a line from an old pop hit by the Spinners, aptly describes what Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted is doing to win one for his team in a pivotal election year.
"'The Old Line State' is in homage to the bravery of the Revolutionary War's Maryland regiments," Smith said.
Old Line State 's Wealth Not Trickling Down to Credit Unions.
Old Line State's Wealth Not Trickling Down to Credit Unions.
34-year old State Trooper Andrew Steen watched Rachel Coleman sit through a green light in the early morning hours last Wednesday (October 17), then cross the center line.
A 58-year-old state bridge on the Cumberland -Lincoln line has been closed after an inspection found structural deficiencies.
CINCINNATI (AP) — A Roman Catholic priest in Cincinnati has been ordered into custody following his indictment on a charge of taking a 10-year-old boy across state lines for sex.
A four day old Texas baby is safe with her parents after she was kidnapped and taken across state lines.
I think there is an old joke about driving across the Georgia-Florida state line and having one handed to everyone in the car.
Jolly Old Saint Nick has a grand entrance planned for Saturday's appearance at the Flora-Bama, as he plans to parachute into the famous beach bar on the Alabama-Florida state line at 1 p.m.
The 19-year-old was driving near the Alabama-Tennessee state line Saturday when his truck drove off the road and tumbled down a ravine .