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[mer-ee-uh m] /ˈmɛr i əm/
a town in E Kansas. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2016.
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  • But practical Tess pointed out that such an act might attract the attention of Mrs. Merriam and bring the adventure to an end.

    Missy Dana Gatlin
  • Placed that ring three times on the hand in Dr. Merriam's office.

    The Bronze Hand Anna Katharine Green (Mrs. Charles Rohlfs)
  • Miss Merriam stared at it and then handed it to Mr. Emerson.

    Ethel Morton at Rose House Mabell S. C. Smith
  • They said a hundred times that Miss Merriam reminded them so much of their lost daughter.

  • Dr. Merriam's method of shaping a skin is certainly, so far as looks are concerned, the best yet devised.

  • Merriam (1896:28) states that the type specimen was obtained at "about 8200 feet."

    American Weasels E. Raymond Hall
  • This looked ominous, and with little delay we hastened to the office of Dr. Merriam.

    The Bronze Hand Anna Katharine Green (Mrs. Charles Rohlfs)
  • Merriam's notes say, however, that the line ends at Spanish Flat.

    California Athabascan Groups Martin A. Baumhoff
  • He cited Professor Merriam's monograph on the classification of grizzlies to prove his statements.

  • If they do, it is likely that Merriam's kit-te-ken-nĕ-din is the correct one.

    California Athabascan Groups Martin A. Baumhoff

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