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uninc. community in the town of Green Bay (2000 pop. 1,722), Brown co., NE Wis., NE of the city of Green BayGreen Bay,
city (1990 pop. 96,466), seat of Brown co., NE Wis., at the mouth of the Fox River on Green Bay; inc. 1854. An important Great Lakes harbor, Green Bay is a port of entry, with heavy shipping and a large wholesale and jobbing trade.
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. It is noted for the Shrine of Our Lady of Good Help, the only U.S. site that is recognized by the Roman Catholic church as the location of an apparition of the Virgin Mary. She is believed to have appeared three times to a Belgian immigrant, Adele Brise, in 1859.
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an athlete or team victorious in an official championship. The word is also applied by analogy to those who place first in a number of different sports events or in combined events, for example, in the Olympic Games and Spartakiads.

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(formerly) a warrior or knight who did battle for another, esp a king or queen, to defend their rights or honour
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Over this champion the Disinherited Knight obtained a slight but decisive advantage.
Champion put John in a little house at his very door, like a dependant--to make him feel a failure.
When Champion (who was interviewed nearly every day) heard of this late little crumb of success falling to his unconscious rival, the last link snapped that held back his devilish hatred.
As our study illustrates, the popular notion that champions are renegades who violate organizational norms to get their projects initiated and implemented represents only one facet of the championship process.
Overall Breeding and Market Dairy Goat Champions and Reserve Champions received banners sponsored by Saline County Farm Bureau.
In the show rings, the coveted champion of champions prize was awarded to the leader from the sheep section.
AUGUST 3 - League One, League Two and Championship kicks off 4 - Community Shield (Man City v Liverpool) 8 - Premier League transfer window closes at 5pm 9 - Premier League kicks off 20/21 - Champions League play-off, 1st leg 22 - Europa League play-off round, 1st leg 27/28 - Champions League play-off, 2nd leg 29 - Champions League group stage draw.
Davao City - Jing Tan and JP Marfori submitted better cards to emerge as co-overall champions, Saturday at the close of the Rancho Palos Verdes Golf and Country Club 5th monthly medal tournament.
Raw Tag Team Champions AOP defeated SmackDown Tag Team Champions The Bar (w/Big Show)
The Gazette's Community Champions Awards are in their 16th year and we've already had lots of inspirational nominations.
He had already taken prizes for the male champion Texel, and reserve, female champion, group of three and the interbreed championship, before his gimmer was selected as the show's Champion of Champions.
Which five players have scored UEFA Champions League hat-tricks this season?