Examples from the Web for portland
Schedules work out and we just have them come out to Portland.Coffee Talk with Fred Armisen: On ‘Portlandia,’ Meeting Obama, and Taylor Swift’s Greatness|Marlow Stern|January 7, 2015|DAILY BEAST
And now Portland, Los Angeles, and San Francisco are all suing Uber for refusing to play by their old regulatory playbooks.Why Do ‘Progressives’ Want to Ban Uber and AirBnB?|Adam Thierer, Christopher Koopman|December 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Electric Swamp Blues How can you possibly find authentic swamp blues in Portland, Oregon?
"We will continue to operate in Portland," Uber spokeswoman Eva Behrend told The Oregonian.
Sure, Cleveland has got a microbrew scene as well, just like Portland.
But now for the juvenile but audacious Portland, who describes herself as "the commercial metropolis of the Northwest."Two Years in Oregon|Wallis Nash
Portland had his first audience of the King on the 4th of February, and remained four months in France.The Memoirs of Louis XIV., His Court and The Regency, Complete|Duc de Saint-Simon
At eleven o'clock the Portland Town Council met to consider the best way in which relief for the sufferers could be administered.
This was unfortunate perhaps for Oregon, and the whole Columbia region; but over it Portland rejoiced, and continued to wax fat.Across America|James F. Rusling
Atlas and Beach's Portland and Hoffman natural cement were used.Concrete Construction|Halbert P. Gillette
British Dictionary definitions for portland (1 of 2)
British Dictionary definitions for portland (2 of 2)
Word Origin and History for portland
in Portland cement, 1720, named by its inventor, English mason Joseph Aspdin, from resemblance of the color to the stone of Portland peninsula on the coast of Dorsetshire. The place name is literally "land surrounding a harbor," Old English Portlanda. Portland, Maine, U.S.A., took its name 1786, for the place in England. Portland, Oregon, was said to have been named for the city in Maine, which won the honor by a coin toss over Boston.