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  • n  a surface on which an organism grows or is attached
  • n  any stratum or layer lying underneath another
  • n  an indigenous language that contributes features to the language of an invading people who impose their language on the indigenous population

  • She was the connective tissue for the permanent substratum of the capital--the one layered with beat reporters, academics and junior Senators yet to head a committee.
  • And in the 50s, a smart substratum of American youth would get infected with Kurtzmania.
  • There has been a rowdy, adolescent substratum to the Party of Grownups ever since Ronald Reagan renovated the property, inviting America's blue collars and rednecks to join the .
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  • Friends Park job stalled
    The plan to get Friends Park rebuilt by mid-July has been set aside, and now the work is likely to take another month. The Glencoe Park District playground job has been on hiatus since late June, as contractors wait for a Swedish company, Kompan, to send a rope climber and a “Super Nova” spinning apparatus. Several other tasks must wait, including the poured-in-place soft substratum, district ...
    July 10, 2013 - Glencoe News
  • Friends Park job stalled by slow delivery
    The plan to get Friends Park rebuilt by mid-July has been set aside, and now the work is likely to take another month. The Glencoe Park District playground job has been on hiatus since late June, as contractors wait for a Swedish company, Kompan, to send a rope climber and a “Super Nova” spinning apparatus. Several other tasks must wait, including the poured-in-place soft substratum, district ...
    July 9, 2013 - Glencoe News

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