a city in central Texas.
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brown, john Note: Robert E. Lee, soon to be commanding general of the main Confederate army, led the marines who captured Brown. Note: In death, Brown became a martyr for abolitionists. “John Brown’s Body,” a popular song in the North during the Civil War, had this refrain: “John Brown’s body lies a-mold’ring in the grave; […]
any of several medium-sized to large bears of the species Ursus arctos, inhabiting North America and Eurasia in dwindling populations, characterized by an upturned muzzle and a hump high on the back and ranging from light tan to near black; formerly considered three distinct species and often still referred to as such: U. horribilis, the […]
a small, pale-brown, venomous North American spider, Loxosceles reclusa, distinguished by a violin-shaped marking near the head, found outdoors in rock niches or indoors in drawers or dark corners: its bite may cause deep skin ulcers that are occasionally fatal.
rice from which the bran layers and germs have not been removed by polishing. noun unpolished rice, in which the grains retain the outer yellowish-brown layer (bran)