a suburb occupied mainly by the homes of commuters.
Why is a new element named after a suburb of San Francisco?On Saturday the International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry proposed the names of two new elements. Currently element number 114 and element number 116 do not have official names in the periodic table of elements. The elements were previously known as ununquadium and ununhexium. Those long, unpronounceable words were the temporarily used systematic element names. The names are generated from their atomic number, but …
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- dormition of the blessed virgin,
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Origin of dormitory suburb
First recorded in 1945–50
Also called bedroom suburb.
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