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mahy ner

  • n  a young person of either sex
  • a  of lesser importance or stature or rank
    a minor poet
    had a minor part in the play
    a minor official
    many of these hardy adventurers were minor noblemen
    minor back roads
  • a  lesser in scope or effect
    had minor differences
    a minor disturbance
  • a  inferior in number or size or amount
    a minor share of the profits
  • a  of a scale or mode
    the minor keys
    in B flat minor
  • a  not of legal age
    minor children
  • a  of lesser seriousness or danger
    suffered only minor injuries
    some minor flooding
    a minor tropical disturbance
  • a  of your secondary field of academic concentration or specialization
  • s  of the younger of two boys with the same family name
    Jones minor
  • s  warranting only temporal punishment
  • s  limited in size or scope

  • In towns big and small, fans like these are packing in minor-league parks.
  • Big-league baseball faces a strike and dwindling crowds, but the minors are reinvigorating the game.
  • The only minor-party candidate professing a serious attempt upon the electorate is Frank Elbridge Webb, Farmer-Laborite.
News & Articles

  • Minor league baseball: Disastrous sixth inning sinks Salt Lake Bees
    Minor league baseball: Disastrous sixth inning sinks Salt Lake Bees Published Jun 11, 2013 11:20PM MDT Terrible sixth inning sinks Salt Lake Colorado hit a two-run homer and a grand slam during a 10-run sixth inning, wiping out the Bees’ 9-1 lead en route to a 15-9 victory Tuesday in PCL baseball. Roberto Lopez hit an RBI double in the second inning to give the Bees (33-33) a 4-0 lead. Trent ...
    June 12, 2013 - The Salt Lake Tribune
  • Minor Leaguer Takes Mature Strides To Become Better
    Tyler Saladino is one of thousands of minor league baseball players hoping to make it to the major leagues. He plays in Alabama for the Birmingham Barons, the AA affiliate of the Chicago White Sox. Last year, NPR profiled Saladino. read more
    June 12, 2013 - Georgia Public Broadcasting
  • Royals Minor League report: June 11
    Royals Minor League report: June 11
    June 12, 2013 - Kansas City Royals

  • Sylvester Stallone in International Herald Tribune
    It was just a minor misunderstanding,Stallone told reporters "They were just doing their jobs. I just didn't understand some of the rules here."
  • Steve Yzerman in msnbc.com
    He's got a little destiny to him - his entire career, throughout minor hockey, junior hockey, NHL,Canada executive director Steve Yzerman said about Crosby. "So it's just another monumental moment in his career. And he's what, 22 still?...
  • George Lucas in E! Online
    The Skywalkers aren't in it-it's about minor characters,the 63-year-old Lucas told the newspaper. "It has nothing to do with Luke Skywalker or Darth Vader or any of those people. It's completely different."

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