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West Lafayette,

city (1990 pop. 25,907), Tippecanoe co., W Ind., a suburb of LafayetteLafayette
. 1 City (1990 pop. 23,501), Contra Costa co., NW Calif., a residential suburb in the San Francisco–Oakland area; settled 1848, inc. 1968. The city is a horse raising and agricultural trading center, especially for walnuts; there is also light
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, on the Wabash River; inc. 1924. A primarily residential city, it is the seat of Purdue Univ. There is farming (corn, wheat, soybeans, rye, oats, hogs, cattle) and manufacturing (machinery, electronic and consumer goods, and chemicals). Nearby is the Tippecanoe battlesite (see under TippecanoeTippecanoe
, river, c.170 mi (270 km) long, rising in the lake district of NE Ind. and flowing SW to the Wabash River, near Lafayette. U.S. Gen. William Henry Harrison fought the Shawnees in the battle of Tippecanoe, Nov. 7, 1811, on the site of Battle Ground, Ind.
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, river), where William Henry HarrisonHarrison, William Henry,
1773–1841, 9th President of the United States (Mar. 4–Apr. 4, 1841), b. "Berkeley," Charles City co., Va.; son of Benjamin Harrison (1726?–1791) and grandfather of Benjamin Harrison (1833–1901).
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 fought (1811) the Native American chief TecumsehTecumseh
, 1768?–1813, chief of the Shawnee, b. probably in Clark co., Ohio. Among his people he became distinguished for his prowess in battle, but he opposed the practice of torturing prisoners.
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Walkup of West Lafayette, Indiana has been included in the Strathmore's Who's Who Worldwide Edition for his outstanding contributions and achievements in the field of education.
On-line retailer Amazon Inc (Nasdaq: AMZN) announced on Tuesday the opening of Amazon@Purdue, its first-ever staffed customer order pickup and drop-off location, housed in the Krach Leadership Centre at Purdue University's West Lafayette, Indiana campus.
HFF announced today that it has secured $16 million in financing for 516 Northwestern, a 135,397-square-foot, LEED-quality retail, office, laboratory, and classroom facility recently completed on the Purdue University campus in West Lafayette, Indiana.
Richard Mattes (CQ), professor of foods and nutrition at Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, said.
A radiant fryer developed by a food scientist at Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, USA, could revolutionize the fast food industry by enabling it to cook food that retains its "fried" flavor and consistency but has up to 50% less fat and fewer calories than food cooked using conventional methods.
net) will hold its 22nd annual conference October 25-28, 2012 at Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana titled "Culture, Concerns and Contradictions: Being Black in the Age of Obama.
Tate (Purdue Research Foundation, West Lafayette, Indiana, USA).
The repeated incidents should have warned Sony its online network was vulnerable, said Eugene Spafford, a computer science professor at Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana.
Royal, DNP, RN-BC, is a clinical assistant professor, Purdue University School of Nursing, West Lafayette, Indiana.
Prior to this role, he worked for 20 years as a professor and senior administrator of Purdue University at West Lafayette, Indiana, USA.
2] Department of Medicinal Chemistry and Molecular Pharmacology, Purdue University School of Pharmacy, West Lafayette, Indiana

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