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Thompson,

river, 304 mi (489 km) long, formed by the junction of the North Thompson and the South Thompson rivers at Kamloops, S British Columbia, and flowing W and S to the Fraser River at Lytton. The North Thompson is usually considered part of the main stream. The river was explored (1808) by Simon Fraser and named by him for David Thompson, a fellow explorer.

Thompson,

city (1991 pop. 14,977), central Man., Canada, on the Burntwood River. A mining town, it developed after large nickel deposits were discovered in the area in 1956.

Thompson

 

a city in Canada, in northwestern Manitoba. Population, 19,000 (1971). Thompson is a center for the mining, smelting, and refining of nickel. The nickel plant located in the city has an annual capacity of 100,000 tons. The ore is mined primarily from the large Thompson field, and also from the Soab Lake and Pipe Lake fields.

Thompson

1. Benjamin, Count Rumford. 1753--1814, Anglo-American physicist, noted for his work on the nature of heat
2. Daley. born 1958, British athlete: Olympic decathlon champion (1980, 1984)
3. Emma. born 1959, British actress: her films include Howards End (1991), Sense and Sensibility (1996; also wrote screenplay), Primary Colors (1998), and Love Actually (2003)
4. Flora (Jane). 1876--1947, British writer, author of the autobiographical Lark Rise to Candleford (1945)
5. Francis. 1859--1907, British poet, best known for the mystical poem The Hound of Heaven (1893)
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When Thompson asked Chudak for a copy of the document, Chudak demurred, saying he would release it when the case was finished.
Finishing his talk, Thompson shakes a few hands, then walks out with the rest of the crowd to the red pickup truck he made famous during his 1994 Senate campaign.
Senators and Congressmen into custody, hold them for trial, and, if necessary, execute them,'" says Joseph Ditzhazy, a Michigan Militiaman who was at a meeting where Thompson spoke.
Thompson and his colleagues identify more than 100,000 "unknowns" sent to them by state and federal agencies, universities, and companies both in the United States and abroad.
acting as exclusive advisor to Thompson Hotels, announced it has arranged two major construction loans totaling $88.
NORTHRIDGE -- Crawford Thompson wants to walk like he did before.
It didn't take long for Thompson to realize he could tap his own expertise in information technology to generate additional revenue by offering consulting services.
This month Thompson reportedly sold the company he founded in 1972 to James A.
This year there were 765 registered teams," said Guadalupe Thompson, team captain and a veteran of the 2001 race.
s Sudbury operations have reduced sulphur dioxide emissions by 91 per cent since 1986, and the company intends to trim emissions even further, according to Pat Thompson, manager of environment, health and safety for Inco's Ontario operations.
PNB faculty member Marjorie Thompson helped design the Therapy and Conditioning program at the PNB school.