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  • noun Plural form of sectional.


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  • After Bartlett and I ended our conversation, I got out a rumpled and torn sectional chart — my instructor had often joked that they were called sectionals because they came apart in sections — and located Paradise, where D'Silva had grown up, Los Alegres was only a short detour from a direct course there, so I called the fixed-base operator — flight school, sales, rentals, and repairs — and asked if Sara Grimly was teaching today.

    While Other People Sleep Muller, Marcia 1998

  • It's the same day as sectionals, meaning Emma can't go. Featured Content 2010

  • When we left them, the students of the McKinley High School's "New Directions" glee club had won the "sectionals" competition, guided by Mr. Schuester.

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  • Revealing deep secrets to each other in the dark, Alex and I both knew whatever we had started that night after sectionals was special.

    Welcome to My World Johnny Weir 2011

  • But tonight adrenaline, some left over from winning the sectionals and more in anticipation of seeing Alex, coursed violently through me in an Incredible Hulk moment.

    Welcome to My World Johnny Weir 2011

  • Meanwhile, Alice never told her father that she was replaced as a flier, so she has some explaining to do when Dad shows up to sectionals.

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  • Wickedly parodying Glee what the hell are sectionals anyway?

    Cheers & Jeers: A Very Community Christmas 2011

  • Just as I had ignored the mean remarks by the judge at sectionals, so I did the same with the praise.

    Welcome to My World Johnny Weir 2011

  • Still, when Alex sent me a text that he was going to be at the Eastern sectionals in Lake Placid where I was competing to qualify for the Nationals, those small characters, which appeared on my phone, lit my heart on fire.

    Welcome to My World Johnny Weir 2011

  • At the sectionals, the room parties were way more exciting than the actual competition.

    Welcome to My World Johnny Weir 2011


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