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uninc. community in the town of Green Bay (2000 pop. 1,722), Brown co., NE Wis., NE of the city of Green BayGreen Bay,
city (1990 pop. 96,466), seat of Brown co., NE Wis., at the mouth of the Fox River on Green Bay; inc. 1854. An important Great Lakes harbor, Green Bay is a port of entry, with heavy shipping and a large wholesale and jobbing trade.
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. It is noted for the Shrine of Our Lady of Good Help, the only U.S. site that is recognized by the Roman Catholic church as the location of an apparition of the Virgin Mary. She is believed to have appeared three times to a Belgian immigrant, Adele Brise, in 1859.



an athlete or team victorious in an official championship. The word is also applied by analogy to those who place first in a number of different sports events or in combined events, for example, in the Olympic Games and Spartakiads.


(formerly) a warrior or knight who did battle for another, esp a king or queen, to defend their rights or honour
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And now, the champion, having escaped from the terrible fury of the dragon, bethinking himself of the brazen shield, and of the breaking up of the enchantment which was upon it, removed the carcass from out of the way before him, and approached valorously over the silver pavement of the castle to where the shield was upon the wall; which in sooth tarried not for his full coming, but fell down at his feet upon the silver floor, with a mighty great and terrible ringing sound.
O Lord of Hosts," cried a voice among the crowd, "provide a Champion for thy people
The princes of the Achaeans are here present in the midst of you; let him, then, that will fight me stand forward as your champion against Hector.
But her own champion was now preparing to enter the lists.
The last of a summer sunset clung about Cumnor and the low wooded hills; the romantic Yankee was both doubtful of his road and inquisitive about his surroundings; and seeing the door of a genuine feudal old-country inn, The Champion Arms, standing open, he went in to make inquiries.
continued the young enquirer, a candid Thorley, who was evidently preparing to enter the lists as the lady's champion.
This icon of the Venerable Sergius, the servant of God and zealous champion of old of our country's weal, is offered to Your Imperial Majesty.
And, be it remembered, the heroes of Hambledon played for money and renown only, while David was champion of a lady.
Our greatest Champion, Overman-Anu, once climbed the spiral stairway and fought nine days with the Gargoyles before he could escape them and come back; but he could never be induced to describe the dreadful creatures, and soon afterward a bear caught him and ate him up.
The little champion of Rum Alley stumbled precipitately down the other side.
And the song he sang was of Roland, the great champion of Charlemagne.
I'll give you the worst thrashing you ever had in your life," Dobbin said, in reply to the first part of Cuff's sentence; and little Osborne, gasping and in tears, looked up with wonder and incredulity at seeing this amazing champion put up suddenly to defend him: while Cuff's astonishment was scarcely less.