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White Oak,uninc. community (1990 pop. 18,671), Montgomery and Prince Georges counties, central Md., in the suburbs of Washington, D.C. The site of the former Naval Ordnance Laboratory was renamed the Federal Research Center and is now occupied by the Food and Drug Administration.
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A hard, heavy, durable wood, gray to reddish-brown in color; used for flooring, paneling, and trim. See also: Masonite
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A hard, heavy, durable wood, gray to reddish brown in color; esp. used for flooring, paneling, and trim.
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indicates self-sufficiency. [Flower Symbolism: Flora Symbolica, 178]
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