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Greenville   /grˈinvɪl/   Listen
Greenville

noun
1.
A town in northwest South Carolina in the Piedmont.
2.
A city in eastern North Carolina; tobacco market.
3.
A town in western Mississippi on the Mississippi River to the north of Vicksburg.






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"Greenville" Quotes from Famous Books



... Greenville; that night a tremendous snow fell—tremendous, at least, for the latitude and season. After crossing Mud river, there was no longer cause for apprehension, and we marched leisurely. Colonel Morgan had found the country through which he had just passed filled, as he had expected, ...
— History of Morgan's Cavalry • Basil W. Duke

... sorrowfully writes, "Losantiville will become extinct." Five years of Indian campaigning followed, the features of which were the crushing defeats of Harmar and St. Clair, and the final victory of Mad Anthony Wayne at Fallen Timbers. It was not until the Treaty of Greenville (1795), the result of Wayne's brilliant dash into the wilderness, that the Revolutionary War may properly be said to have ended ...
— Afloat on the Ohio - An Historical Pilgrimage of a Thousand Miles in a Skiff, from Redstone to Cairo • Reuben Gold Thwaites

... Greenville never appeared so marvellously beautiful as she did in her holiday attire on that morning of July. We were thrilled anew with the beauty of our flag as we gazed at its lovely folds rippling in the breeze o'er the grand old men of the G. A. R. Our hearts went out in gratitude to those ...
— See America First • Orville O. Hiestand

... eighteen, he had had enough of his shiftless surroundings, and struck out for himself, journeyed across the mountains to Greenville, Tennessee, met there a girl of sixteen named Eliza McCardle, and, with youth's sublime improvidence, married her! As it happened, he did well, for his wife had a fair education, and night after night ...
— American Men of Action • Burton E. Stevenson

... of Charles: Elections to the Convention Parliament going on meanwhile: Haste of hundreds to be foremost in bidding Charles welcome: Admiral Montague and his Fleet in the Thames: Direct Communications at last between Monk and Charles: Greenville the Go-between: Removal of Charles and his Court from Brussels to Breda: Greenville sent back from Breda with a Commission for Monk and Six other Documents.—Broken-spiritedness of the Republican Leaders, but formidable Residue of Republicanism in the Army: ...
— The Life of John Milton, Volume 5 (of 7), 1654-1660 • David Masson



Words linked to "Greenville" :   Magnolia State, NC, town, sc, Mississippi, city, ms, North Carolina, Palmetto State, Tar Heel State, urban center, South Carolina, metropolis, Old North State



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