Stephen, 1779–1820, U.S. naval officer.
a city in central Illinois.
a city in N Alabama.
a city in N Georgia, near Atlanta.
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How to use Decatur in a sentence
Both contenders have deep ties to Decatur, as Reising’s family has been there for six generations while Deering’s grandfather led farm products giant Archer-Daniels-Midland while it was based there.21 Republican Primaries And A Special Election To Watch On June 28 | Geoffrey Skelley (firstname.lastname@example.org) | June 28, 2022 | FiveThirtyEight
The only large-scale one is Archer-Daniels-Midland’s ethanol facility in Decatur, Illinois.This fuel plant will use agricultural waste to combat climate change | James Temple | February 15, 2022 | MIT Technology Review
Located on 14th Street NW between Decatur and Buchanan streets, the building will house 150 buses and will include modern air filtration systems, solar panels and other environmentally friendly features, Metro said.Metro to build garage in Northwest D.C. to house all-electric buses | Justin George | September 22, 2021 | Washington Post
For 21 years, Greeson worked at the Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company plant in Decatur where his father worked before him.
The police learned that Kemp worked in a grocery on Decatur Avenue.
In Georgia, MARTA (the Metropolitan Atlantic Rapid Transit Authority) built a huge solar canopy at its bus depot in Decatur.
Chuck Strickler of Decatur, Michigan, found himself in a pickle right after September 11.New iPhone a Problem for People Who Lack Fingerprints | Winston Ross | September 12, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
“Wow Antoinette Tuff is a true hero for saving everyone at that schools life in Decatur, Georgia,” Bush tweeted.In 911 Call, Atlanta School Bookkeeper Calms Shooter With ‘Love’ | Patricia Murphy | August 22, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
The mayor of Decatur, Illinois, the home of Millikin, has called for his dismissal.My Professor, the Killer: Why Dr. James St. James Should Stay | Joelle Charbonneau | August 8, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
Lieutenant Decatur was then in command of the Enterprise, the schooner which had fought with the Tripoli.
But that danger did not give much trouble to bold young Decatur, who was as ready to fight as he was to eat.
The next morning Decatur had himself rowed over to the xebec, and went on board.
It was a desperate and dangerous business which Decatur and his tars had taken in hand, but they did not let that trouble them.
Midshipman Charles Morris was the first to reach the deck, with Decatur close behind.
British Dictionary definitions for Decatur
Stephen. 1779–1820, US naval officer, noted for his raid on Tripoli harbour (1804) and his role in the War of 1812
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