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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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The company is based in West Lafayette, Indiana, in the Purdue Research Park and has strong academic relationships with the university, which is a renowned hub for agriculture.
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One of the projects in the partnership is a two-day conference to scale up agricultural technologies in developing countries, to be held at the Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana, from September 25-27, 2018.
amp;nbsp;Portland State University in Portland, Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana and the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor
Wagner, MAI, SRA, AI-GRS, of West Lafayette, Indiana, was elected 2017 vice president of the nation's largest professional association of real estate appraisers Thursday by its Board of Directors in Charlotte, North Carolina.
Wagner, MAI, SR A, AI-GRS, of West Lafayette, Indiana, was elected 2017 vice president of the Appraisal Institute on July 28 by the AI Board of Directors.
Sheridan Ackiss of Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, and collaborators used the orbiter's mineral-mapping spectrometer to investigate surface composition in an oddly textured region of southern Mars called "Sisyphi Montes.
At the Agricultural Research Service's Livestock Behavior Research Unit in West Lafayette, Indiana, biologist Hengwei Cheng and his colleagues are examining the use of serotonin as an alternative method to reduce aggressive behavior in birds before they hatch.
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.
Amazon@Purdue is the first-ever staffed customer order pickup and drop-off location for the online marketplace, and is located at Purdue University's West Lafayette, Indiana, campus.
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.
Officers survey the scene of a shooting at Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana, January 21, 2014.

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