noun, genitive Ca·nis Ma·jo·ris [key-nis muh-jawr-is, -johr-]. /ˈkeɪ nɪs məˈdʒɔr ɪs, -ˈdʒoʊr-/. Astronomy.
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To put it rather uncharitably, the USPHS practiced a major dental experiment on a city full of unconsenting subjects.
Other major news outlets made the same decision, hiding behind a misplaced sense of multicultural sensitivity.Why We Stand With Charlie Hebdo—And You Should Too|John Avlon|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Iraq may have been an irregular fight, but it had major moments.Pentagon Doesn’t Know How Many People It’s Killed in the ISIS War|Nancy A. Youssef|January 7, 2015|DAILY BEAST
This is the Mexico that the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, and most major U.S. corporations, are eager to call amigo.Why Mexicans Are Enraged by Obama’s Big Tuesday Meeting|Ruben Navarrette Jr.|January 6, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Those who have watched anti-gay groups closely suggest that there will be two major strategic shifts in their strategy.
The major-general kept him well informed of every movement of the enemy, and pointed out the dangerous isolation of Davout.
Thereon the major-general took on himself to nominate Prince Eugne as Murat's successor.
Major Abbott and his brother officers, trying to keep their men loyal, stood fast and listened to the distant turmoil in the city.The Red Year|Louis Tracy
Frulein Fichtner was the young lady who was going to play his concerto in A major at the concert that evening.Music-Study in Germany|Amy Fay
He was a good judge of men, that eagle-faced major; he knew that the slightest move with hostile intent would mean a smoking gun.Raw Gold|Bertrand W. Sinclair