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Liberal,

city (1990 pop. 16,573), seat of Seward co., SW Kans.; founded 1888, inc. 1945. It is the trade center for a grazing and farm area. Oil and natural gas are extracted, and helium is processed in the city. Meatpacking and sand and gravel are also important to the economy. The traditional International Pancake Race between the housewives of Liberal and Olney, England, is held annually on Shrove Tuesday.

liberal

1. relating to or having social and political views that favour progress and reform
2. relating to or having policies or views advocating individual freedom
3. of or relating to an education that aims to develop general cultural interests and intellectual ability
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It's one of two Drinking Liberally chapters in Worcester County, along with one that meets in Southboro.
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Among liberals there's no euphoria, that's for sure," says Laughing Liberally co-founder Justin Krebs, 33, who wears a rumpled suit and loose ponytail as he ushers the audience inside.
Liberally Hopped is an excellent beer that should prove to anybody who doesn't already know that Denver, among its many other qualities, is a world-class beer city.
There was blood, rubbish and vomit strewn liberally down certain main shopping thoroughfares.
Quoting liberally from the diaries and journals Robbins kept all of his life--full of his plans for self-improvement, his dreams (jotted down upon waking), and his fears--Vaill locates a sort of Rosebud motif in a song from West Side Story, "Somewhere," which yearns for a place of peace and love.
Idle for seven days over winter break, the Centurions substituted liberally to try and find the right mix, but that caused them to never develop much of a rhythm.
Indeed, the treatment is text-like, with straightforward prose and charts and tables liberally sprinkled throughout.
The so-called "Values Voter Summit" was marked by plenty of complaining about the alleged hostility toward evangelicals in society, liberally mixed with partisan politicking, divisive rants and attacks on Americans United.
Tips for dealing with harmful energies within and without regardless of one's current astrological sign or the immediate planet alignment are also liberally sprinkled through this serious-minded guide written expressly for serious astrology followers and practitioners.
Black and white and some color photos liberally embellish the battle and technical descriptions.
Vintage black and white photos liberally pepper a dramatic account of obstacles and achievements alike: it's amazing the Union Pacific got off the ground and grew, given its many hurdles detailed here.