• WordNet 3.6
    • n Lancaster the English royal house that reigned from 1399 to 1461; its emblem was a red rose
    • n Lancaster a city in northwestern England
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In literature:

After resting for four days, we started towards Lancaster to try to procure work.
"The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 17, No. 100, February, 1866" by Various
Lancaster cost him twelve thousand pounds, towards which his friends in Liverpool contributed one-half.
"The Life of William Ewart Gladstone, Vol. 1 (of 3)" by John Morley
In 1844 my father moved with his family from Lancaster to York County, across the Susquehanna River.
"The Journal of Negro History, Volume 4, 1919" by Various
"Parkhurst Boys" by Talbot Baines Reed
The most remarkable expedition of the English to the coast of Brazil was that of Sir James Lancaster to Pernambuco.
"Journal of a Voyage to Brazil" by Maria Graham
Neither Nelson nor Hutchings rejoined their party, but during the day went by the railroad to Lancaster.
"The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 17, No. 101, March, 1866" by Various
It took place at Lancaster, on the 2nd of September, before Sir Alan Chambre.
"Recollections of Old Liverpool" by A Nonagenarian
He was graduated at Dickinson College, Carlisle, Pennsylvania, 1809; and was admitted to the bar in Lancaster, 1812.
"The Medallic History of the United States of America 1776-1876" by J. F. Loubat
Of these, the oldest was commanded by Colonel Edward Hand, of Lancaster.
"The Campaign of 1776 around New York and Brooklyn" by Henry P. Johnston
In a glade apart was a knight clothed in black, John of Lancaster.
"A Literary History of the English People" by Jean Jules Jusserand

In poetry:

Johne makes a jarre 'boute
Lancaster and Yorke.
Bee stille gode manne,
and learne to mynde thie worke.
"Onn John A Dalbenie" by Thomas Chatterton
"The sun of Lancaster is set,
And never more to rise;"
Return'd the knight, "I know not yet
If Edgar lives or dies!"
"Edgar And Ellen" by Matilda Betham
For Lancaster Sir Philip rose,
And many a Yorkist slew;
Till, singling him amidst his foes,
Lord Hubert's arrow flew.
"Edgar And Ellen" by Matilda Betham
"Piercy shall with the eldest fight,
And Ethert Lunn with thee;
William of Lancaster the third,
And bring your fourth to me!
"Auld Maitland" by Andrew Lang
Look with twofold grace on her
Who from twofold root has grown,
Flower of York and Lancaster,
Now to grace another throne,
Rose in Scotland's garden set,--
Britain's only Margaret.
"Margaret Tudor" by Francis Turner Palgrave
It may be we shall not be found wanting!
Not as children with loud words of vaunting,
But strong as of yore;
Not last, on the highway of daring,
With the Red Rose of Lancaster wearing
The red rose of war!
"The Red Rose" by Cicely Fox Smith

In news:

I would like to respond to the assault on coach Bill Farrar, Lancaster High School assistant principal, and to the person charged with the assault, Rodney Thompson, and his family.
Two-hundred-year-old logs lie in wait on the ground, a Mount Sterling man is making shingles, and construction of a replica of the fictional Uncle Tom 's Cabin is expected to begin in Lancaster in mid-June.
Kromer, 62, of Ephrata, passed away Friday, Oct 26, 2012 at Hospice and Community Care of Lancaster.
After an 11th place finish in the Hillcrest tournament where they won two matches, lost two and tied for a fifth one, the Lady Jackets had to come back home to face a Rock Hill squad and were pushed to the limit against Lancaster.
On Sunday June 6th the 3rd Annual Whisker Walk is being held at the 50 acre Lancaster Fairground, Lancaster, MA.
Wild Birds Unlimited, 7411 Lancaster Pike, Hockessin, has invited the Maryland Department of Natural Resources to bring its Scales and Tales program to the store from noon to 3 pm Nov 24.
Wild Birds Unlimited of Hockessin, 7411 Lancaster Pike, will welcome the Wilmington Zoo to the store from noon to 2 pm Oct 13.
Kinard, 72, of Manheim, went home to be with her Lord Tuesday evening, Oct 18, 2011 at Lancaster General Hospital.
Formerly of Lancaster County, departed this life in his home Tuesday, July 17, 2012.
NEBRASKA — A Lancaster County judge recently acted boldly to protect society — by denying a request of a prison inmate to change his name.
Check out our photos of the Holiday Parade on Saturday morning in downtown Lancaster.
Lancaster Hotel's days of yore .
War Drama Directed by: Douglas Hickox Starring: Burt Lancaster, Simon Ward, Denholm Elliott, Peter Vaughan, Peter O'Toole.
The mayor in the Grant County community of Lancaster worries about increased cuts to shared revenue.
6604573237 Location: Lancaster, Missouri, USA.

In science:

Shima for encouragement, and our colleagues at Nagoya university and Lancaster university for their kind hospitality.
Free light fields can change the predictions of hybrid inflation
However, the difficulties in detecting clusters via the SZ effect are still significant (see Birkinshaw & Lancaster 2004).
Cosmological parameters from Galaxy Clusters: an Introduction
In fact, Lancaster’s 1961 method seems to be one of the last general methods to appear in the literature (and was clearly anticipated), the others having appeared in the preceding 30 years.
Annotated Bibliography of Some Papers on Combining Significances or p-values
Irwin, but was apparently aware of neither [Lancaster, 1961] nor Fisher’s insistence [Lancaster, 1967] on n = 2 due to the product-of-p-values derivation.
Annotated Bibliography of Some Papers on Combining Significances or p-values
Koziol, 1996] Koziol, J. (1996). A note on lancaster’s procedure for the combination of independent events.
Annotated Bibliography of Some Papers on Combining Significances or p-values