cornucopia cornucopia  /ˌkɔr nə ˈkoʊ pi ə/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a goat's horn filled with grain and flowers and fruit symbolizing prosperity
  2. (n) the property of being extremely abundant

Usage(s):

  1. Those same conditions have also created an abundance of plankton a cornucopia of nutrition that the shellfish have gorged on.
  2. This limitless cornucopia brings together some of the liveliest culinary traditions of Asia, and participation costs only a few dollars.
  3. If you're feeling active, a cornucopia of outdoor pursuits and cultural jaunts to indigenous villages and coffee plantations await.

News

  1. Old Rochester Farmers' Market serves up fresh, local and seasonal offerings

    MATTAPOISETT — As spring inches toward summer and the seasonal cornucopia expands, the Old Rochester Farmers' Market has hit the ground running.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: The Standard-Times

  2. Snooping On Potato Prices In Afghanistan To Predict Attacks

    Among the cornucopia of reportage on government espionage, one article in particular caught my eye. Earlier this week a Wall Street Journal story on surveillance technology used by the National Security Agency makes mention of a program called Real Time Regional Gateway (RTRG).
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Forbes

  3. First-time runners drawn to Run or Dye 5K's colorful cornucopia at UNR

    Sometimes people need a little extra encouragement to get off the couch. Maybe two tons of powdered, colored cornstarch will do the trick. The Run or Dye 5K is set for Saturday morning and promises to be a colorful cornucopia at the University of Nevada, Reno campus.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Reno Gazette-Journal

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Quotes

  1. "It's a risky movie and it's nice to have risky movies now, especially this year. I think it's a cornucopia of change and it's about story now, and the studio system is backfiring awfully and it's fun for us actors," Josh Brolin, one of the...
    on Jan 28, 2008 By: Josh Brolin Source: NewsOK.com (registration)

  2. "The Senate, as you've noticed, doesn't act real quickly on things," said Rep. Steny Hoyer, a Maryland Democrat. "They talk about a lot of things, but they haven't really been a cornucopia of legislation coming across to us."
    on Jul 30, 2008 By: Steny Hoyer Source: KHBZ

  3. ...echoing concerns he outlined in a recent piece in The Wall Street Journal, said granting the suspects access to civilian courts would present a "cornucopia [of intelligence] for those still at large and a circus for those in custody."
    on Nov 13, 2009 By: Michael Mukasey Source: Main Justice

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