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Davis,

city (1990 pop. 46,209), Yolo co., central Calif.; settled in the 1850s, inc. 1917. It is an education center with light industry; machinery, processed foods, and computer equipment are produced. The extensive Univ. of California at Davis, which has a major agricultural research center as well as schools of law, medicine, and engineering and the Mondavi performing arts center, is there. The National Primate Center and a university of Native American and Chicano cultures are also in Davis.

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a scientific station, a base of the Australian antarctic expedition. It is located on the southeastern shore of Prydz Bay (eastern Antarctica) on Vestfold Oasis (68° 31’ S lat., 77° 58’ E long.). Established in 1957; it was temporarily inactive from 1964 to 1969. The station is manned by four to ten people. Glaciological, aerometeorological, oceanographic, biological, and geological observations are conducted there. It was named in honor of J. K. Davis, captain of the expedition ship Aurora.

Davis

1. Sir Andrew (Frank). born 1944, British conductor; chief conductor of the BBC Symphony Orchestra (1989--2000) and of the Chicago Lyric Opera from 2000
2. Bette , real name Ruth Elizabeth Davis. 1908--89, US film actress, whose films include Of Human Bondage (1934), Jezebel (1938) for which she won an Oscar, All About Eve (1950), Whatever Happened to Baby Jane? (1962), The Nanny (1965), and The Whales of August (1987)
3. Sir Colin (Rex). born 1927, English conductor, noted for his interpretation of the music of Berlioz
4. Jefferson. 1808--89, president of the Confederate States of America during the Civil War (1861--65)
5. Joe. 1901--78, English billiards and snooker player: world champion from 1927 to 1946
6. John. Also called: John Davys. ?1550--1605, English navigator: discovered the Falkland Islands (1592); searched for a Northwest Passage
7. Miles (Dewey). 1926--91, US jazz trumpeter and composer
8. Steve. born 1957, English snooker player: world champion 1981, 1983--84, 1987--89
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Kelleher may have a Midas Touch in Davys, but when it comes to analysing gate figures and costing the FDC's new proposals, the old hard hats and flat caps of the GAA's establishment couldn't buy it.
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By reading social contract theory alongside representations of the domestic sphere by authors such as Mary Astell, Mary Davys, Samuel Richardson, Eliza Haywood, and Frances Sheridan, Thompson (English, Northwestern U.
There will be three new recruits based in Rugby including Claire Davys, 29, a full-time mother, who hopes giving something back to the community will set a good example to her young children.
First Division title hopefuls HUDDERSFIELD crushed KEIGHLEY 40-10 at the McAlpine Stadium with Ali Davys, their new half-back signing from Salford, picking up a try.
the Holme Valley side have been drawn at home to Davys while Shepley entertain Stocksbridge Park Steels.
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The Giants team on that 1997 final date was: Veivers, Cook, Bunyan, Hanger, Cheetham, Weston Davys, Russell, Fozzard, Bowes, King, Sturm, Booth, Richards, Berry and Dixon.