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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.

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alliance

[ə′lī·əns]
(systematics)
A group of related families ranking between an order and a class.
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alliance

Botany a taxonomic category consisting of a group of related families; subclass
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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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Thirdway Alliance party, which is the sponsor of the initiative, lashed out at Waiguru accusing her of spinning falsehoods.
Dr Kelani, therefore, advised that if Uche Nwosu really wants to be a registered member of Action Alliance Party, he should do the needful.
The Manila Police District Traffic Enforcement Unit has implement road closure and re-routing of vehicles for the Hugpong Ng Pagbabago (HNP) and Partido ng Masang Pilipino (PMP) Alliance party at the San Andres Sports Complex which started at 7 a.m.
The Socialist Popular Alliance Party and "Tha'era" commented on the appeals' court decision by mentioning the first verdict issued by the criminal court, indicting the policeman, established that he had intentionally shot Al-Sabbagh while intending to hurt the demonstrators.
The first major initiative of C.A.P.(the Civic Alliance Party) was made in August 1991.
A petrol bomb exploded close to a parked patrol car near the offices of east Belfast Alliance Party MP Naomi Long, who has been warned her life is under threat.
It comes amid fresh violence on the streets of Belfast, with attacks on the cross-community Alliance Party and the discovery of two bombs in Londonderry and County Down.
Her call came after a death threat was issued against non-sectarian Alliance Party MP for East Belfast Naomi Long, who was warned by police to stay away from her home and constituency office, where loyalists staged demonstrations in protest against a decision by the city council to limit the flying of the Union flag.
THE Alliance Party's ruling council has voted in favour of the introduction of samesex civil marriage in Northern Ireland.
Tallies of party performance gave clear indications of a strong showing by the DUP and Sinn Fein, as well as gains for the cross-community Alliance Party. DUP leader Peter Robinson said: "It is very pleasing and rewarding to hear that right across the province our candidates are doing so well because they put a lot of work into it.
The MP, whose wife Iris quit in disgrace as MP for Strangford after admitting to an affair, was beaten by the Alliance Party's Naomi Long, the lord mayor of Belfast, to leave Democratic Unionist Party supporters gasping in disbelief.
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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