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mi lyoo

  • n  the environmental condition

  • When the cowherd reached the big city he was flummoxed and felt out of his milieu.
  • But banking bored him, and the gay Greenwich Village milieu that he slipped into was full of scruffy radicals, drug-addled theater queens and goofy twentysomethings fleeing Midwest .
  • How did NBC get two shows in the same unusual milieu in the same season? Apparently by coincidence.
News & Articles

  • Book Reviews
    Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2013. Pp. x, 188. Illus., maps, notes., biblio., index. $28.00 paper. ISBN: 0252079256. Race and Radicalism in the Union Army looks at the rise of a quasi-multiracial milieu on the frontier during the period of “Bleeding Kansas” and how this affected Unionism and military operations in the region.
    June 7, 2013 - Strategy Page
Quotes

  • Gordon Brown in Toronto Star
    Of course she's allowed to express a view, and I was saying that. The problem was that I was dealing with a question that she raised about immigration and I was not given a chance to answer it because we had a whole milieu of press around,...
  • Jerry Seinfeld in msnbc.com
    I'm not one of these all-publicity-is-good people,Seinfeld said on WFAN. "People talk about you need exposure -- you could die of exposure ...... I don't understand how this is good for her, but I'm sure she understands her milieu better...
  • Christopher Nolan in Los Angeles Times
    It's very exciting, we have a fantastic story,Christopher Nolan said while sipping tea in the sleek editing suite that fills the converted garage adjacent to his Hollywood home. "And we feel we can do it right. We know the milieu, if you...

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