- a black nymphalid butterfly, Melitaea phaeton, characterized by orange-red, yellow, and white markings, common in those areas of the northeastern U.S. where turtlehead, the food plant of its larvae, is found.
Origin of Baltimore1
- David,born 1938, U.S. microbiologist: Nobel Prize in Medicine 1975.
- Lord. Sir George Calvert.
- a seaport in N Maryland, on an estuary near the Chesapeake Bay.
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The phone is apparently the one he took from his girlfriend after shooting her outside Baltimore and heading for New York.Exclusive: Inside a Cop-Killer’s Final Hours
December 31, 2014
The Horse You Came in On Saloon, Baltimore Horse-themed bars must be bad luck for famous authors.The Bars That Made America Great
December 28, 2014
He had shot and wounded his ex-girlfriend early that morning in Baltimore and headed for his native Brooklyn.Two Cops ‘Assassinated’ in Brooklyn
December 21, 2014
Janay admits that Baltimore Ravens officials urged her to apologize along with her husband.Janay Rice: Ravens Fed Me Apology Script
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December 1, 2014
So outraged he swung into action and summoned the former Baltimore Ravens running back to the NFL Vatican on Park Avenue.The $44 Million Teflon Don of the NFL
November 30, 2014
This news stimulated the directors of the Baltimore and Ohio to try the locomotive.The Age of Invention
There is no authoritative account of the construction of the Baltimore monument.
See the great ball which they roll from Baltimore to Bunker hill!Essays, Second Series
Ralph Waldo Emerson
"Everybody in Baltimore knows of them," declared Jim with full civic pride.Mixed Faces
I have both rhyme and reason for remembering my young friends of Baltimore.The Emigrant
Frederick William Thomas
- a port in N Maryland, on Chesapeake Bay. Pop: Pop: 628 670 (2003 est)
- David . born 1938, US molecular biologist: shared the Nobel prize for physiology or medicine (1975) for his discovery of reverse transcriptase
- Lord .See Calvert (def. 1)
Word Origin and History for baltimore
city in Maryland, U.S., founded 1729, named for Cecilius Calvert (1605-1675), 2nd baron Baltimore, who held the charter for Maryland colony; from a small port town in southern Ireland where the family had its seat, from Irish Baile na Tighe Mor, literally "townland of the big house." In old baseball slang, a Baltimore chop was a hit right in front of the plate that bounced high.
Baltimore(bôl′tə-môr′)David Born 1938
- American microbiologist. He shared a 1975 Nobel Prize for research on the interaction of tumor viruses and genetic material.
- American microbiologist who discovered the enzyme reverse transcriptase, which is capable of passing information from RNA to DNA. Prior to this discovery, it was assumed that information could flow only from DNA to RNA. He won a 1975 Nobel Prize for his research into the connection between viruses and cancer.
Largest city in Maryland.