from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • A municipal borough of southern England west-southwest of Southhampton on Poole Bay, an inlet of the English Channel. Chartered in 1248, Poole is a port and shipbuilding center with varied industries. Population: 144,000.

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  • proper n. A town in Dorset, England


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  • POOLE -- Mildred Joyce Gibson Bridwell, 77, Poole, died at 2: 37 p.m. Friday, Feb. 19, 2010, at Deaconess Hospital in Evansville. Stories

  • In North Carolina, Ruffin Poole, who was chief of staff when Democrat Mike Easley was governor, was indicted this year on 57 counts of corruption, and he pleaded guilty in April to income tax evasion in connection with unreported income from a Wilmington lawyer who was the developers 'financier.

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  • The director's last two features, "The Mothman Prophecies" and "Henry Poole is Here" were more forgettable than terrible.

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  • As many of you told us, Kevin Poole appeared for Burton Albion in the Johnstone's Paint Trophy earlier this season at the ripe old age of 47.

    Beers named after footballers redux

  • This man lost his previous seat to the Lib Dems in Poole back in 2001, but despite this, South West Norfolk Tories chose him ahead of an array of better qualified and often local people with an armful of credentials to be a decent local MP.

    Archive 2009-05-01

  • Last month, media & brand strategy consultant Martin Poole and I sat down for a couple hours in London to share a drink (or two) and discuss the state of the European and US broadcast design markets.

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  • James Elliott, head teacher at Talbot combined school in Poole, Dorset, said: When some of our papers did finally arrive last week, the maths papers had been returned totally unmarked.

    Current Affairs

  • Check out the absurd Christmas Tree/Cone erected in Poole, Dorset.

    Chris Burden's Urban Light (link roundup)

  • Poole is a hack, along with everyone else at the Reason Foundation, and has been beating this drum for decades.

    Matthew Yglesias » Nav Canada

  • 'This rabbit is so poorly known that any proof of its continued existence at all is great news and confirms the conservation importance of Sumatra’s forests,' said Colin Poole, Director of the Wildlife Conservation Society’s Asia Program.

    Archive 2007-04-01


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