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  • n  a lump or mass of hard consolidated mineral matter
    he threw a rock at me
  • n  material consisting of the aggregate of minerals like those making up the Earth's crust
    that mountain is solid rock
  • n  United States gynecologist and devout Catholic who conducted the first clinical trials of the oral contraceptive pill (1890-1984)
  • n  (figurative) someone who is strong and stable and dependable
    he was her rock during the crisis
    Thou art Peter, and upon this rock I will build my church"--Gospel According to Matthew
  • n  hard bright-colored stick candy (typically flavored with peppermint)
  • n  a genre of popular music originating in the 1950s; a blend of black rhythm-and-blues with white country-and-western
    rock is a generic term for the range of styles that evolved out of rock'n'roll.
  • n  pitching dangerously to one side
  • v  move back and forth or sideways
    the ship was rocking
    She rocked back and forth on her feet
  • v  cause to move back and forth
    rock the cradle
    rock the baby

  • Memphis says rock music began 50 years ago with a Presley cover.
  • Until lately, notable female rock groups have been about as numerous as girl goalies in the National Hockey League.
  • A potent but short-lived rock phenomenon was the supergroupan amalgam formed by the talented malcontents of other bands.
News & Articles

  • Rock Your Way Down the Aisle with Rock the Aisle Bridal Shows
    Rock the Aisle Bridal is so excited to kick off the fall bridal season with 10 bridal shows. The upcoming shows will be announced July 8th. Starting September 8th, 2013, Rock the Aisle Bridal will showcase 10 bridal shows in 2 states and 9 counties. Each bride will have an enjoyable experience so they are sure to be rocking their way down the aisle in style after seeing the latest fashion trends ...
    June 13, 2013 - PR.com
  • Rock Creek Market Returns
    The Rock Creek Market will be open for business this weekend.
    June 13, 2013 - Louisville Voice-Tribune
  • Rock Island looking for beautiful yards
    The Rock Island Beautification Commission is accepting nominations for their 39th annual “Tell on Your Neighbor” residential beautification awards contest. The contest recognizes residents who beautify their yards beyond the norm.
    June 12, 2013 - Quad-City Times
Quotes

  • Venus Williams in Lewiston Sun Journal
    Today, I didn't seem to be the best tennis player, but for the most part, I rock and roll this game,she said. "I'll give it up when I'm just terrible. It would take more than just a few bad days in a year to make me quit tennis. So that's...
  • Britney Spears in TMZ.com (blog)
    Christianity will go. It will vanish and shrink...... I don't know what will go first, rock 'n' roll or Christianity. We (The Beatles) are more popular than Jesus now. Jesus was all right, but his disciples were thick and ordinary. It's them... John Lennon http://www.google.com/url?q=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Lennon&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNHz-BQlIiadU4ebVwiCZKr7pBR40A Nigerian Tribune http://www.google.com/url?q=http://www.tribune.com.ng/index.php/features/7144-those-who-mocked-god-and-died&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNGPT_Ktn9Mem4Ql9lNpDMCArNJKRg Jun 21, 2010 84429 112262 rock The post tried to explain some of what has been going on lately with Ms. Spears, including rehab, saying, Recently, I was sent to a very humbling place called rehab. I truly hit rock bottom. Till this day I don't think that it was alcohol or...

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