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  • n  small Asian tree with pinkish flowers and pear-shaped fruit; widely cultivated
  • n  aromatic acid-tasting pear-shaped fruit used in preserves

  • Flowering quince and more cherry branches curled from huge vases.
  • Neptune is paired off with Gaea, who holds a quince the symbol of marriage.
  • It's a coming-of-age rite known as a quinceanera, a celebration held to mark a girl's 15th birthday (quince means 15).
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  • Gazette.Net: Northwest receiver to play in Big 33 football game
    Tyler Ambush’s last game for Northwest High School’s football team was forgettable. In a 4A West Region final against Quince Orchard, Ambush left the game in the fourth quarter with a concussion, and the Jaguars lost to the eventual state runner-up 41-7.
    June 12, 2013 - Gazette.net
  • Indiana 2 work delayed to today
    The Indiana Department of Transportation postponed until today the start of work that will result in lane restrictions in both directions of Indiana 2 between Quince Road near South Bend and U.S. 20 near Rolling Prairie.
    June 11, 2013 - South Bend Tribune
  • Man charged with killing kids, fiancee in 2010 Delaware City fire
    Travis M. Jones, 28, of the first block of Quince Drive in the Glasgow Pines Mobile Home Park, was charged this morning with three counts of first-degree murder and one count of the first-degree arson in the October 2010 blaze
    June 10, 2013 - The News Journal

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