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may,

name for several plants; in England, particularly the hawthornhawthorn,
any species of the genus Crataegus of the family Rosaceae (rose family), shrubs and trees widely distributed in north temperate climates and especially common in E North America.
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in botany, name for several spring-blooming plants. In England the hawthorn is called mayflower, or may; in North America the name is used for the trailing arbutus, the hepatica, and an herb (Maianthemum canadense) of the family Liliaceae (lily family).
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May:

see monthmonth,
in chronology, the conventional period of a lunation, i.e., passage of the moon through all its phases. It is usually computed at approximately 29 or 30 days. For the computation of the month and its harmony with the solar calendar and for the months in others than the
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May

Sir Robert McCredie. born 1936, Australian biologist and ecologist
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The Vital Might is spreading the word all along the East Coast through the month and recently received word that it earned a spot in this year's WBCN Rock and Roll Rumble, a long-running battle of the bands that still packs some prestige.
Realizing the tremendous strain on government resources, Might also enlisted three licensed health care providers armed with medical supplies -- including hepatitis shots -- and transported them to the affected areas by private plane charter to address impacted associates' health care needs.
They were hardly simple anti-moderns, however, since the complaints of Bronte activists flowed as much from their drives across the sprawling metropolis as from their observations of the handful of restaurants that lined Lakeshore Road Quite content to commute to Toronto, they imagined that if only they could drive out the drive-ins, their bourgeois utopia of a small town within an urban region might be realized.