[ greenz-bur-oh, -buhr-oh ]


  1. a city in N North Carolina.


/ -brə; ˈɡriːnzbərə /


  1. a city in N central North Carolina. Pop: 229 110 (2003 est)

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This year’s event originally was supposed to be played at Capital One Arena in Washington but was moved to Greensboro in November because of the coronavirus pandemic.

Bryan McLean is an Assistant Professor of Biology, University of North Carolina – Greensboro.

An attorney for Greensboro did not immediately return a call for comment.

“People come here to let the outside world melt away,” says Elsa Schultz, the general manager of Highland Lodge in Greensboro, Vermont, “our cabins have no cell service or Wi-Fi, as we seek to create a bubble of peace and quiet and calm.”

About 70% percent of students returned to the Greensboro campus for a combination of virtual and in-person instruction, in classrooms outfitted with plexiglass protections for professors and socially distanced seating.

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Graves is an evolutionary biologist at North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University and UNC Greensboro.

It was a simple and appealing narrative worthy of comparison to the writings of Greensboro, N.C.'s native son, O. Henry.

“But there are so many people that are worse off; a lot of people in Greensboro are out of work,” Mattocks says.

KSM's view of America certainly did not improve when he was arrested by Greensboro police for driving with an expired license.

To this day, many Esperanto enthusiasts, including Doug Mangum of Greensboro, N.C., share in this frustration.

You were very good to sit down in Greensboro', or anywhere else, and to write me a fine letter.

The army had been falling back daily through Raleigh, and was now encamped near Greensboro.

The last conference of the great men of the Confederacy met at Greensboro, on the 13th of April, 1865.

His remains were carried to Greensboro, and buried in the Presbyterian burying-grounds.

His remains were afterwards removed and interred in the cemetery at Greensboro.


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