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  • n. Plural form of place.
  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of place.


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  • In these and similar places, while the phraseology is exceedingly simple, the variations which the text exhibits are so exceeding numerous, — that when it is discovered that _a Church Lesson begins in those places_, we may be sure that we have been put in possession of the name of the disturbing force.

    The Last Twelve Verses of the Gospel According to S. Mark

  • And in the canons of 1603, after alluding to the foregoing constitution, and observing that it was too much neglected in many places, it is appointed “That there shall be a font of stone in every church and chapel where baptism is to be ministered; the same to be set in the _ancient usual places_.”

    The Principles of Gothic Ecclesiastical Architecture, Elucidated by Question and Answer, 4th ed.

  • And many times when a reformation was introduced under some of the wiser and better princes, it is still lamented by the sacred writer, that [717] _the high places were not taken away: the people still offered, and burnt incense on the high places_.

    A New System; or, an Analysis of Antient Mythology. Volume I.

  • And he did, in the subsequent articles of his said instructions, order the whole management to be directed by Sir John D'Oyly, subject to his own directions as aforesaid; and did even direct what company he should keep; and did throw reflections on some persons, in places the nearest to him, as of bad character and base origin, -- persons whom he should decline to name as such, "unless he heard that they still availed themselves of his goodness to retain _the places_ which they improperly hold near his person."

    The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Vol. 09 (of 12)

  • Her hands still had pink stains in places from the beets.


  • Â The Census Bureau uses the term places as a synonym for cities over 250,000 people.

    The Richest and Poorest Counties and Cities in the US

  • The handwriting shows hurry and in places is scarcely legible.

    The Filigree Ball

  • The label places a great deal of emphasis on design and packaging, and every release will come with a limited edition screenprint, as well as a digital mixtape created by the band whose music is on the release.

    Pitchfork: Latest News

  • Developed by the Black Box studio of Electronic Arts, the title places players onto the driving seats of the hottest and fastest cars available in the real world.

    Softpedia News - Global

  • And there are already 4 lanes along the waterfront now, in places, which is called "Alaskan Way", plus another lane underneath much of the viaduct along the waterfront.

    Traffic Volumes in Seattle Are Down. So Why Are We Building More Highways? « PubliCola


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