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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, some 20 mi (30 km) away.
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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.
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The leader of the crosscommunity Alliance Party, David Ford, became the first Northern Ireland politician to hold the ministry for 38 years after law and order powers were devolved from Westminster to the Stormont Assembly.
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The Christian People's Alliance party has just won three seats in the local government elections in Newham in London's East End.
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ALLIANCE Party deputy leader Eileen Bell has announced she is to step down from politics.
She will represent the Legalise Cannabis Alliance party and plans to stand against the secretary of state for Wales, Peter Hain, in his constituency of Neath.
The Alliance Party is to call on the Government to address the problems of segregation by meeting the growing demand for integrated schools, mixed workplaces and housing areas.
If the new party clings to the social conservatism of many of its Alliance forebears, voters will see it as merely a re-labelled Alliance party, which in turn would be political poison.

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