First place

  • 1 in the first place — {adv. phr.} 1. Before now; in the beginning; first. * /You already ate breakfast! Why didn t you tell me that in the first place instead of saying you didn t want to eat?/ * /Carl patched his old football but it soon leaked again. He should have… …

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  • 2 in the first place — {adv. phr.} 1. Before now; in the beginning; first. * /You already ate breakfast! Why didn t you tell me that in the first place instead of saying you didn t want to eat?/ * /Carl patched his old football but it soon leaked again. He should have… …

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  • 3 Place — (pl[=a]s), n. [F., fr. L. platea a street, an area, a courtyard, from Gr. platei^a a street, properly fem. of platy s, flat, broad; akin to Skr. p[.r]thu, Lith. platus. Cf. {Flawn}, {Piazza}, {Plate}, {Plaza}.] 1. Any portion of space regarded as …

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  • 4 Place kick — Place Place (pl[=a]s), n. [F., fr. L. platea a street, an area, a courtyard, from Gr. platei^a a street, properly fem. of platy s, flat, broad; akin to Skr. p[.r]thu, Lith. platus. Cf. {Flawn}, {Piazza}, {Plate}, {Plaza}.] 1. Any portion of space …

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  • 5 Place name — Place Place (pl[=a]s), n. [F., fr. L. platea a street, an area, a courtyard, from Gr. platei^a a street, properly fem. of platy s, flat, broad; akin to Skr. p[.r]thu, Lith. platus. Cf. {Flawn}, {Piazza}, {Plate}, {Plaza}.] 1. Any portion of space …

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  • 6 Place of arms — Place Place (pl[=a]s), n. [F., fr. L. platea a street, an area, a courtyard, from Gr. platei^a a street, properly fem. of platy s, flat, broad; akin to Skr. p[.r]thu, Lith. platus. Cf. {Flawn}, {Piazza}, {Plate}, {Plaza}.] 1. Any portion of space …

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  • 7 First Council of Nicaea — Date 325 AD Accepted by Anglicans Assyrian Church of the East Calvinists Eastern Orthodox Lutherans Old Catholics Oriental Orthodox Roman Catholics Previous council None Next coun …

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  • 8 FIRST — Infobox Non profit Non profit name = FIRST Non profit Non profit type = 501(c)(3) not for profit public charity founded date = 1989 founder = Dean Kamen location = Manchester, NH origins = key people = Dean Kamen, Founder John Abele, Chairman of… …

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  • 9 first — I. adjective Etymology: Middle English, from Old English fyrst; akin to Old High German furist first, Old English faran to go more at fare Date: before 12th century preceding all others in time, order, or importance: as a. earliest b. being the… …

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  • 10 place — I. noun Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo French, open space, from Latin platea broad street, from Greek plateia (hodos), from feminine of platys broad, flat; akin to Sanskrit pṛthu broad, Latin planta sole of the foot Date: 13th century 1. a …

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  • 11 place — See: HEART IN THE RIGHT PLACE, HIGH PLACE, IN PLACE, INSTEAD OF or IN PLACE OF, IN THE FIRST PLACE, JUMPING OFF PLACE, LIGHTNING NEVER STRIKES TWICE IN THE SAME PLACE, OUT OF PLACE, PUT IN ONE S PLACE, PUT ONESELF IN ANOTHER S PLACE, TAKE PLACE …

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  • 13 first — See: AT FIRST BLUSH, AT FIRST SIGHT, CAST THE FIRST STONE, GET TO FIRST BASE or REACH FIRST BASE, IN THE FIRST PLACE, OF THE FIRST WATER …

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  • 15 first off — adverb Date: 1880 in the first place ; before anything else …

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  • 16 First-order logic — is a formal logical system used in mathematics, philosophy, linguistics, and computer science. It goes by many names, including: first order predicate calculus, the lower predicate calculus, quantification theory, and predicate logic (a less… …

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  • 17 First division (baseball) — First division is a term that has had various meanings, at various times, in the sport of baseball: Prior to 1961, the two major baseball leagues mdash; the National League and the American League mdash; contained eight teams each, and a team in… …

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  • 18 First Battle of the Marne — Part of the Western Front of the First World War French soldiers waiting for …

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  • 19 First Friday — is a city wide public event that occurs on the first Friday of every month. The events may take on many purposes, including art gallery openings and social networking. American cities have promoted such events to bring people to historic areas… …

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  • 20 First Battle of El Alamein — Part of Western Desert Campaign …

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