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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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Section B foal champion: Mr & Mrs Adam Fletcher's Karsl Keira; Res: June Marsh's Jula Royal Challenger
"The material is so rich and engaging," Champion says, partly because the students recognize themselves in the books' characters.
Four of the seven categories were won by Irish-trained horses with War Of Attrition the leading three-mile chaser, Newmill top over two miles and Hi Cloy the champion over two-and-a-half.
Not to worry, the champion of champions has lost bigger limbs before, including one in 1978 that was more than 6 feet in diameter and 140 feet long.
Large white: champion and reserve,PM Fowlie,Llanfaelog, Toe Croes,Anglesey; Welsh pigs: champion and reserve,PM Fowlie; British Landrace: champion, Geraint W Roberts, Brynsiencyn; reserve, DG Davies and daughter,Dryslwyn, Carmarthen; British Saddleback: champion, P M Fowlie; reserve,Geraint Roberts; Middle white: champion and reserve,Geoff Parker,Tarporley,Cheshire; Commercial: champion, PM Fowlie; reserve,Geraint Roberts; Champion of champions: champion, Geoff Parker (middle white); reserve,Geraint Roberts (BritishLandrace); Young handler: champion, Sian Roberts,Brynsiencyn; reserve, Douglas Fowlie,Llanfaelog,Toe Croes.
Nine years ago at the Ohio State Fair, 7 of the top 10 class-champion steers--animals from which the grand champion and its runner-up were chosen--showed evidence of tampering.
Writers on innovation have long discussed the champion's role in the success of technological innovations.
This will allow anyone to plant exact genetic duplicates of these champions. "A champion tree is the biggest and often the oldest specimen of its species," explains David Milarch, a Michigan tree farmer who, along with son, Jared, created the Champion Tree Project.
You'd never know that the unassuming young ballet student who attends the School of American Ballet's summer program, Ashley Knox, is also a champion Scottish Highland dancer.
Champion has long bleached its paper with chlorine, dumping dioxin and creating hundreds of other toxic organochlorines in its wastewater that flowed into the Pigeon River and across the border into Tennessee.
entry won Overall Breeding Meat Goat Champion and Gavin Horton's entry received Overall Breeding Reserve Champion.