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Alliance.

1 City (2010 pop. 8,491), seat of Box Butte co., NW Nebr., in the High Plains; founded 1887 as Grand Lake, renamed and inc. 1888. Located in a farming and ranching region, it is a shipping center for agricultural products. Carhenge, consisting of 38 vintage automobiles painted gray and arranged in a circle to resemble StonehengeStonehenge
, group of standing stones on Salisbury Plain, Wiltshire, S England. Preeminent among megalithic monuments in the British Isles, it is similar to an older and larger monument at Avebury.
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, is just N of the city. Constructed (1987) by Jim Reinders, it is popular tourist attraction.

2 City (2010 pop. 22,322), Mahoning and Stark cos., NE Ohio, on the Mahoning River, in a farm area; inc. 1854. It is an industrial, distribution, and rail center, with manufactures of steel, heavy machinery, electric tubing, chinaware, and industrial equipment. It is the seat of the Univ. of Mount Union, where Clarke Observatory is located.

alliance

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(systematics)
A group of related families ranking between an order and a class.

alliance

Botany a taxonomic category consisting of a group of related families; subclass

ALLIANCE

(tool)
A complete set of CAD tools for teaching Digital CMOS VLSI Design in Universities. It includes a VHDL compiler and simulator, logic synthesis tools, and automatic place and route tools. ALLIANCE is the result of a ten years effort at University Pierre et Marie Curie (PARIS VI, France).

It runs on Sun-4, not well supported: MIPS/Ultrix, 386/SystemV.

Latest version: 1.1, as of 1993-02-16.
References in classic literature ?
Our impatience betrays us into rash and foolish alliances which no god attends.
Another problem involves potential technology leaks, particularly when alliance partners are competitors.
Michael Rodriguez and part of the Alliance Building Services team
To carry out that mission, the Alliance has voted to cease being an advocacy group, and to focus its energy solely on building an administrative staff to support its network of charters.
For an alliance of this kind to remain vital for over fifty years, there must be more than a treaty underlying it.
You describe Star Alliance as a stable partnership.
The Access Alliance - which began as a joint venture and is now in the process of becoming a limited liability corporation - consists of approximately 30 nursing homes owned by Health Dimensions and 50 nursing homes owned by the Evangelical Lutheran Good Samaritan Society in Minnesota.
So we approached Johnson & Johnson and ultimately set up an alliance called Johnson & Johnson-Merck Consumer Pharmaceuticals Co.
There are far more software vendors than there are resellers and referral agents, and thus the need for guidance in drafting and negotiating alliance agreements is far greater in the software vendor's camp.
According to Alliance chairman Richard Schutt, executive director of Rest Haven Christian Services, South Holland, IL, "This strategic alliance creates a network of providers with diverse, high-quality programs that are attractive to hospitals, managed care organizations and insurers.
SAN FRANCISCO -- The Association of Strategic Alliance Professionals (ASAP) today named the Northwest Airlines and KLM Royal Dutch Airlines transatlantic joint venture as recipient of its global 2007 ASAP Individual Alliance Excellence Award.