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ribbon

ri buhn

  • n  any long object resembling a thin line
    a mere ribbon of land
    the lighted ribbon of traffic
  • n  an award for winning a championship or commemorating some other event
  • n  a long strip of inked material for making characters on paper with a typewriter
  • n  notion consisting of a narrow strip of fine material used for trimming

  • Not often do you find an eminent young scientist shopping at the ribbon counter of a 5 10 store.
  • Many a tradition-minded Athenian, knowing Gropius only as the high priest of modernism, with its flat roofs, ribbon windows, concrete, steel and glass functionalism, promptly got .
  • Kerry wore his ribbons when he testified before a Senate committee in 1971; the next day, joining hundreds of other vets, he lobbed them at the Capitol.
News & Articles

  • Blue Ribbon Event calls attention to children in foster care
    FLORENCE — More than 100 folks attended Pinal Council for CASA/Foster Inc.’s annual Blue Ribbon Event last month, where hundreds of blue ribbons were tied to a tree in front of the Pinal County Courth
    June 12, 2013 - Tri-Valley Dispatch
  • Ribbon Cutting at Green's Motors
    A ribbon cutting was held on Tuesday, May 14th for Green’s Motor Company. In attendance: Owner, Operator Gene Green, Kathy Green and grandson Dylan Green, along with members of the Forreston Area Business Association, friends and guests.
    June 11, 2013 - The Prairie Advocate
  • Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony Marks Official Opening of BMO Harris Bank's New Omaha Commercial Banking Office
    BMO Harris Bank marked the opening of their new Commercial Banking office in Omaha with a ribbon-cutting ceremony, where bank officials were joined by customers and local business leaders, including Greater ...
    June 10, 2013 - Marketwired via Yahoo! Finance
Quotes

  • President Bush in Courier Mail
    Bush acknowledged that success in Iraq would require a "US political, economic and security engagement that extends beyond my presidency.peStill, he maintained that his surge is working, despite several recent blue-ribbon reports concluding that the...
  • Edward Markey in Houston Chronicle
    Creating an independent blue-ribbon panel on this oil spill will help provide the recommendations to ensure that similar disasters do not happen again,said Rep. Ed Markey, D-Mass.
  • Barack Obama in Tahlequah Daily Press
    They don't do anything except slap a yellow ribbon on the back of their SUV,Illinois Sen. Barack Obama said while speaking to the International Association of Fire Fighters. "When our veterans come home, I don't want them forgotten in...

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