North American

Definitions

  • North American Great Peacock
    North American Great Peacock
  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj North American of or pertaining to or characteristic of the continent or countries of North America or their peoples
    • n North American a native or inhabitant of North America
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Usage

In literature:

The negroes had fetishes or genii similar to the Manitous of the North Americans, and the ancient Fauns or Sylvans of the Romans.
"The Mysteries of All Nations" by James Grant
The American eagle, from its seat in the North, overshadows with guardian pinions the American continent.
"The Land We Live In" by Henry Mann
Musicians mounted the camels and began grinding out music that was enough to frighten even a North American Indian to death.
"The Adventures of Uncle Jeremiah and Family at the Great Fair" by Charles McCellan Stevens (AKA 'Quondam')
Supports the North in American Civil War.
"Victorian Worthies" by George Henry Blore
Among other things in the reception room was a large placard with the heading "North American United States Constitution Explained".
"A Journey Through France in War Time" by Joseph G. Butler, Jr.
Before they left the North American shoreline they were traveling faster than a mile a second.
"The Black Star Passes" by John W Campbell
He resumed his preparation of the dictionary cards for contributions to North American Ethnology, Vol.
"Eighth Annual Report" by Various
North American fish, 147 Nycticebus, 179.
"On the Genesis of Species" by St. George Mivart
The North American Indians are the vainest people living.
"Traditions of the North American Indians, Vol. 3 (of 3)" by James Athearn Jones
The starship landed at noon on a brilliant sunlit day, somewhere on Earth's North American continent.
"The Status Civilization" by Robert Sheckley
They consider the North American revolution as a precedent for theirs.
"The Writings of Thomas Jefferson" by Thomas Jefferson
Petitions from various towns in England, Scotland, and Ireland against Lord North's coercive American policy.
"The Loyalists of America and Their Times, Vol. 1 of 2" by Egerton Ryerson
Take the North American Indians, for instance; or the Zulus.
"Under the Chilian Flag" by Harry Collingwood
To reverse this order of proceedings has always resulted in humiliating failure among the North American Indians.
"By Canoe and Dog-Train" by Egerton Ryerson Young
The sugar makes a very nice sweetmeat, and Mr Hooker said it put him very much in mind of the North American maple sugar.
"In the Eastern Seas" by W.H.G. Kingston
We were ordered out to the North American station, and then to proceed on to the West Indies.
"Ben Burton" by W. H. G. Kingston
General Gates commanded the American forces in the north, and he had strongly fortified Ticonderoga.
"Hurricane Hurry" by W.H.G. Kingston
For at least a century these North American Indians have hunted for the white men, and poured annually into Britain a copious stream of wealth.
"Hudson Bay" by R.M. Ballantyne
North American totemism is in the most advanced stage.
"Folklore as an Historical Science" by George Laurence Gomme
HOOKER: The Later Work of Rudyard Kipling, North American Review, May, 1911.
"The Short-story" by William Patterson Atkinson
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In news:

Italian export makes North American debut in Pasadena on Sunday morning.
Grindstone takes 'The Liability' in N. Grindstone Entertainment has snapped up North American rights for Tim Roth starrer "The Liability," which preemed at the Cannes Market last month.
Pacific Media Associates, global market information experts on large-screen displays, has completed its 2006 North American Reseller/Retailer Survey.
An Indiana auto parts maker is planning to consolidate its North American manufacturing operations in Rockford by early 2013.
The Carroll County Lady Panthers advanced to the winners' bracket after a first-round defeat of Villa Madonna in the North American Stainless/Carroll County Tourism Basketball Classic Monday.
Stone Will Kick Off The Year With Sold-Out Show At The Neptune In Seattle On January 14 And Three-Week North American Outing With Jack's Mannequin Starting January 19.
The investment will allow Intelligrated to expand North American and global operations, the company said.
Seminarians from the Pontifical North American College cheer their soccer team.
INTERVIEWS Adele Will Not Accept Your North American Beer.
Blake Jackson, Dealer Principal of Idaho Falls Peterbilt was named Peterbilt's 2008 North American Dealer of the Year at the Peterbilt Motors Company Annual Dealer Meeting.
North American emission control area comes into effect on 1 August 2012.
OGDEN — An international meeting of members and leaders of the North American Old Catholic Church will be held here Aug 3-5.
The Tesla Model S Signature is shown during a media preview day at the 2012 North American International Auto Show.
Every spring, Lim is among 200 North American veterinary ophthalmologists who offers free eye screenings for service dogs.
The Blood-Horse 's annual review of North American purses from the pages of the March 10, 2012, edition.
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In science:

Foias, Harmonic Analysis of Operators on Hilbert Space, North-Holland Publishing, Amsterdam-London; American Elsevier Publishing, New York; Akad´emiai Kiad´o, Budapest, 1970. L. N.
Eigenvalue estimates for non-normal matrices and the zeros of random orthogonal polynomials on the unit circle
Amsterdam - Oxford: North- Holland Publishing Company; New York:American Elsevier Publishing.
Parameter identifiability in a class of random graph mixture models
Remarks on the North American sauropod Apatosaurus Marsh.
Aspects of the history, anatomy, taxonomy and palaeobiology of sauropod dinosaurs
Woodward (Eds.), Wild stars in the old west: proceedings of the 13th North American workshop on cataclysmic variables and related ob jects, ASP Conf.
The disc instability model of dwarf-novae and low-mass X-ray binary transients
She compiled publication data for an eighteen month period beginning January 1990, by examining the ma jor North American journals: ApJ, ApJL, ApJS, AJ, PASP.
The Effectiveness of the Canada-France-Hawaii Telescope
If we correct this number by the same factor that our earlier number differs from Trimble’s for only North American journals, we end up with a total of 88.3 papers.
The Effectiveness of the Canada-France-Hawaii Telescope
The most prolific authors have favoured North American journals.
The Effectiveness of the Canada-France-Hawaii Telescope
The two French authors in this list have 45% of their papers in North American journals as compared to only 18.9 % of all papers designated as French.
The Effectiveness of the Canada-France-Hawaii Telescope
It can be seen that the total seeing, as measured by the DIMM, is smaller at the Chilean sites than at the North American sites, with Tolar, Armazones and Tolonchar being almost identical.
Thirty Meter Telescope Site Testing I: Overview
This shows that the larger DIMM seeing of the North American sites comes from their having a stronger ground layer than the Chilean sites (see Fig. 3 and discussion thereof for more details).
Thirty Meter Telescope Site Testing I: Overview
The DIMM seeing of Tolar and Armazones displays little seasonal variability, with some variability at Tolonchar and the North American sites, where it appears to be best in late summer and early fall.
Thirty Meter Telescope Site Testing I: Overview
The behavior is similar for the MASS seeing, although the differences in monthly MASS seeing are smaller than for the DIMM seeing for the North American sites, indicating that most of the variations there happen in the ground layer.
Thirty Meter Telescope Site Testing I: Overview
In 1990 North American Conference on Logic Programming.
Parallel Backtracking with Answer Memoing for Independent And-Parallelism
In Proc. of the Workshop on Automatic Summarization co-located with the North American Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics (NAACL 2001), 2001. V.
Product Review Summarization based on Facet Identification and Sentence Clustering
A North American laboratory with a depth significantly greater than 4000 mwe and adequate infrastructure would be unique in the world and provide the opportunity for the United States to take the lead in “underground science” for decades.
Reference Design Project Book: NUSEL-Homestake
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