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(Placename) an inland county of central England: the smallest of the historical English counties, it became part of Leicestershire in 1974 but was reinstated as an independent unitary authority in 1997: mainly agricultural. Administrative centre: Oakham. Pop: 35 700 (2003 est). Area: 394 sq km (152 sq miles)


(ˈrʌt lənd)

1. a city in W Vermont. 18,436.
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Noun1.Rutland - a town in central VermontRutland - a town in central Vermont    
Green Mountain State, Vermont, VT - a state in New England
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It was said she had been brutally jilted by her cousin, Rutland Whitney, and that she married this unknown man from the West out of bravado.
Moist climate, coral reefs, sharks, Port Blair, convict-barracks, Rutland Island, cottonwoods--Ah, here we are.
LOUGHBOROUGH Town netball league latest results: February 24: Premier Division: Notts City Aces 63-20, Harriers 55-22 Sence Valley; Division One: Sutton Bonington 79-22 Phoenix, Ashby Diamonds 26-37 Shepshed Falcons; Division Two: Shepshed Eagles 24-10 Sence Valley 2, Shepshed Kites 41-21 Phoenix 2; Division Three: Charnwood Rutland 5 19-34 Papura Pauas, Papura Kiwi 22-44 Blaby.
In a development with implications for future work at GE Aviation Rutland, Senator Patrick Leahy (D-Vermont) has announced that the US Life Cycle Management Center (AFLCMC), based at Wright Patterson AFB, Ohio, offered a $1 billion contract to GE Aviation to continue development of its 3-stream adaptive cycle technology for the Air Forces next generation of fighter engines
and Margaret (Rice) Griffin and graduated from Rutland High School in 1945.
RUTLAND residents have the highest standard of living in rural Britain, a report has found.
21 August 2012 a[euro]" British turnaround and restructuring investor Rutland Partners LLP has sold local automated teller machine (ATM) operator NoteMachine UK Ltd to US private equity firm Corsair Capital LLC for a non-specified sum, the parties said on Tuesday.
Families who entrusted their children to the care of Martin Rutland also clapped as the 56-year-old was locked up for two years.
Squaddie Aaron Rutland, 21, was not qualified to drive and went boozing in Mathew Street and Concert Square before he got behind ts he wheel.
I have to say it is a pity in a way that no one appears to have had a look in an atlas to check just where some places are, because the report states that Oakham is in Leicestershire, but in fact it is really in the county of Rutland.
We are both forced to power walk but for different reasons: I have to lose weight while Grant's character Sir William Rutland joins a power walking marathon in Tokyo wearing nothing but a pair of boxer shorts and a T-shirt so he can talk to Steve Davis (Jim Hutton), an American Olympic champion of the sport.
Rutland Holdings, parent company of Rutland Plastic Technologies Inc.