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Dove

(dŭv), river, c.40 mi (60 km) long, rising in the Pennines, Derbyshire, central England, and flowing S and SE to the River Trent near Burton upon Trent. It forms much of the Derbyshire-Staffordshire boundary. Its watercourse was a haunt of Izaak WaltonWalton, Izaak,
1593–1683, English writer. He wrote one of the most famous books in the English language, The Compleat Angler; or, the Contemplative Man's Recreation.
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 and still provides fishing. The rocky and wood-bordered Dovedale, below Hartington, is celebrated by artists and poets.

dove:

see pigeonpigeon,
common name for members of the large family Columbidae, land birds, cosmopolitan in temperate and tropical regions, characterized by stout bodies, short necks, small heads, and thick, heavy plumage.
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What does it mean when you dream about a dove?

Doves participate in the larger meaning of birds, but they also have more particular meanings. These meanings range from peace, to the Holy Spirit, to love (especially if two doves appear in the dream).

dove

[dəv]
(vertebrate zoology)
The common name for a number of small birds of the family Columbidae.

Dove

[dəv]
(astronomy)

dove

source of afflatus. [Art: Hall, 161]

dove

sent by Noah to see if the waters were abated; returns with an olive leaf. [O.T.: Genesis 8:8–11]

dove

emblem of peace, tenderness, innocence, and gentleness. [Folklore: Brewer Dictionary, 340]
See: Peace

dove

1. any of various birds of the family Columbidae, having a heavy body, small head, short legs, and long pointed wings: order Columbiformes. They are typically smaller than pigeons
2. Politics a person opposed to war
3. 
a. a greyish-brown colour
b. (as adjective) dove walls
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Blackburn, as we saw above, argues that playing hawk follows immediately from the fact that the hawkish utilities outweigh the doveish ones.
Relative to market expectations this is on the more doveish end for interest rate expectations," he said.
In Egypt, which enjoys a peace agreement with Israel, President Hosni Mubarak took a more doveish approach saying he would reserve comment until Ariel Sharon had revealed his hand: "We will wait and see what Sharon will do.