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1 City (1990 pop. 144,864), Macomb co., SE Mich., a suburb of DetroitDetroit
, city (1990 pop. 1,027,974), seat of Wayne co., SE Mich., on the Detroit River and between lakes St. Clair and Erie; inc. as a city 1815. Michigan's largest city and the tenth largest in the nation, Detroit is a major Great Lakes shipping and rail center.
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; est. 1837, inc. as a city 1957. It is an important metalworking center where steel is processed. There is tool and die making and the production of automobile parts, although the auto industry has suffered since the late 1970s. Warren's vast Detroit Arsenal, which made military vehicles, closed in 1996. The U.S. Army TACOM Life Cycle Management Command is headquartered in Warren, and the large General Motors Technical Center is also there.

2 City (1990 pop. 50,793), seat of Trumbull co., NE Ohio, in the fertile Mahoning valley; settled 1799, inc. as a city 1905. An early coal center, Warren's industries have greatly diversified. Steel, metal-forming machinery, electrical equipment, lamps, and automobile and truck parts are the principal manufactures. The Trumbull campus of Kent State Univ. is in the city.

3 Borough (1990 pop. 11,122), seat of Warren co., NE Pa., on the Allegheny River; laid out c.1795, inc. 1832. An early lumbering center, Warren is in wooded country near oil and natural gas reserves. There is agriculture (grain, livestock, and dairying), food processing, and the manufacture of metal and plastic products, transportation and electronic equipment, and machinery. The headquarters of Allegheny National Forest are there. Nearby are Edinboro Univ. of Pennsylvania and a Native American reservation.

4 Town (1990 pop. 11,385), Bristol co., E R.I., a suburb of ProvidenceProvidence,
city (1990 pop. 160,728), state capital and seat of Providence co., NE R.I., a port at the head of Providence Bay; founded by Roger Williams 1636, inc. as a city 1832.
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 on the Kickemuit River and Narragansett Bay; established as an English trading post in 1632, inc. 1747. An early whaling, shipbuilding, and textile center, it is now an industrial and resort town. Manufactures include automobile equipment, clothing, plastics, and luggage. Many fine old houses and churches survive. Warren was transferred from Massachusetts to Rhode Island in 1746. Brown Univ. was first chartered there (1764) as Rhode Island College. During the American Revolution, Warren was burned (1778) by the British.

Warren

 

a city in the northern USA, in the state of Michigan; a northern suburb of Detroit. Population, 175,000 (1975). Warren has enterprises of the machine-building and defense industries.


Warren

 

a city in the northeastern USA, in the state of Ohio; a northwestern suburb of Youngstown. Population, 60,000 (1975). Warren is a center for ferrous metallurgy and metalworking. Metallurgical, metalworking, and mining equipment is manufactured.

warren

1. a series of interconnected underground tunnels in which rabbits live
2. a colony of rabbits
3. an overcrowded area or dwelling
4. 
a. Chiefly Brit an enclosed place where small game animals or birds are kept, esp for breeding, or a part of a river or lake enclosed by nets in which fish are kept (esp in the phrase beasts or fowls of warren)
b. English legal history a franchise permitting one to keep animals, birds, or fish in this way

Warren

1
Earl. 1891--1974, US lawyer; chief justice of the US (1953-- 69). He chaired the commission that investigated the murder of President Kennedy

Warren

2
a city in the US, in SE Michigan, northeast of Detroit. Pop.: 136 016 (2003 est.)
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At one time managed rabbit warrens were a vital source of meat for people
Once, this grange, with its fishponds, rabbit warrens, ploughed fields, grazing land and storage sheds, was commanded by a medieval tithe barn, a scene of great hustle and bustle.
This is a further reason as to why these rabbit warrens need to be closed.
Step forward, Dr Tom Williamson, who has written the new book The Archaeology of Rabbit Warrens.
Rabbit warrens, spider webs, lakes and bomb-shelled cities provide some exciting settings - my favourites being the ones in the dark when you only see what's coming by moving forward.
If you go to Skomer by day you won't see one - they take cover in the rabbit warrens or go down to the Bay of Biscay fishing for food.
Ever increasing rabbit warrens can undermine cairns, ancient burial sites and monuments.
The "activists", the ones who really "care", are the nice middle class crusties, rusties, musties and dusties who turn up at animal rights demos when they're not busy digging rabbit warrens under the route of proposed motorways.