myrtle myrtle  /ˈmɜr təl/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) widely cultivated as a groundcover for its dark green shiny leaves and usually blue-violet flowers
  2. (n) any evergreen shrub or tree of the genus Myrtus

Usage(s):

  • But large sections of the Tarkine's hearta 100,000-hectare area known as the "myrtle corridor"have been earmarked for logging in about five years' time.

News

  1. Myrtle Beach airport traffic looking up

    MYRTLE BEACH -- New flights and more seat capacity led to a double-digit percentage increase in the number of arriving passengers at Myrtle Beach International Airport in May, the fourth consecutive month of growth, officials said.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: The Greenville News

  2. Myrtle Beach mayor to seek another term

    Myrtle Beach Mayor John Rhodes and the other three city councilmen up for re-election this fall want to keep their seats.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: The Myrtle Beach Sun News

  3. North Myrtle Beach community collects for Ronald McDonald House

    North Myrtle Beach Elementary School students, staff and community members collected drink tabs during the 2012-13 school year for the Ronald McDonald House in Charleston. This is the 10th year the school has done this service project to benefit the organization, and it has been coordinated by guidance counselor Renee Long from the start.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: The Myrtle Beach Sun News

Quotes

  1. "This would have been my first sense of the beach," Gibson said. "When I think of beaches, I'm probably thinking of Myrtle Beach, although not that consciously."
    on May 10, 2008 By: William Gibson Source: Washington Post

  2. "Then we had the debate on Monday night in Myrtle Beach ...... and we saw all of the petty personal bickering," Edwards said. "That may be the way they do politics in New York, that may be the way that they do politics in Chicago. But South...
    on Jan 25, 2008 By: John Edwards Source: News 14 Carolina

  3. "He really liked working with young pitchers and did a real good job," Mazzone said. "He could've moved up from Myrtle Beach, but he liked it down there. He told me he'd rather retire than leave."
    on Oct 9, 2008 By: Leo Mazzone Source: USA Today

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