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[mer-ee-uh m]
  1. a town in E Kansas.
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Historical Examples

  • He wanted it for Dr. Merriam, on the chance that it might be a new species.

    Camping with President Roosevelt

    John Burroughs

  • Placed that ring three times on the hand in Dr. Merriam's office.

    The Bronze Hand

    Anna Katharine Green (Mrs. Charles Rohlfs)

  • “Anyone would think he had papers,” murmured Hard to Merriam.

    Across the Mesa

    Jarvis Hall

  • They said a hundred times that Miss Merriam reminded them so much of their lost daughter.

  • Merriam (1896:28) states that the type specimen was obtained at "about 8200 feet."

    American Weasels

    E. Raymond Hall