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A coastal region of northeast North America visited by Norse voyagers as early as c. 1000. Probably located somewhere between Newfoundland and Rhode Island, Vinland was named for the grapes growing plentifully in the area.


(ˈvɪnlənd) or


(Placename) the stretch of the E coast of North America visited by Leif Ericson and other Vikings from about 1000 ad


(ˈvɪn lənd)

a region in E North America variously identified as a place between Newfoundland and Virginia: visited and described by Norsemen ab. A.D. 1000.
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Discover the beautiful Wineland towns of Stellenbosch and Franschoek Explore the Knysna Featherbed Nature Reserve
We're a relationship company, and our medium is travel, and our travel is to less-visited places off the beaten path," Wineland said.
The university has not yet nailed down exactly what work David Wineland, 73, will do, although he says he will not do any new research or teach large classes at the UO.
In a telephone hearing in May 2016, Wal-Mart attorney Teresa Wineland of Little Rock told Judge Brooks that no Cuker code would be found anywhere in connection with the retailer's platforms or websites.
Drew Wineland, vice president and participant experience manager at Wells Fargo Institutional Retirement and Trust in Minneapolis, says part of his firm's initiative to focus on participant experience has been working to deliver something more proactive, personal and relevant.
Professor Haroche was awarded the 2012 Nobel Prize for Physics jointly with David J Wineland for "ground-breaking experimental methods that enable measuring and manipulation of individual quantum systems".
In the undercards, Renan Barao retains his UFC interim bantamweight championship after beating Eddie Wineland via technical knockout 26 seconds into the second round of their bantamweight fight.
Every Breath I Take: Surviving and Thriving with Cystic Fibrosis is the true-life story of Claire Wineland, in her own words.
Por "sus revolucionarios metodos experimentales que han permitido la medicion y la manipulacion de sistemas cuanticos individuales" (que) "han abierto la puerta a una nueva era de experimentacion en la fisica cuantica, al lograr la observacion directa de particulas cuanticas individuales sin destruirlas", la Real Academia de Ciencias de Suecia decidio otorgar el Nobel de Fisica al frances Serge Haroche, catedratico de Fisica Cuantica del Colegio de Francia, y al estadounidense David Wineland, del Instituto Estadounidense de Estandares y Tecnologia, de la Universidad de Colorado.
Wineland shared the 2012 Nobel Prize in Physics, announced Staffan Normark, Permanent Secretary of Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences in Stockholm on Tuesday.
They named Serge Haroche of France and David Wineland of the US as winners of the Nobel Physics Prize for their work on measuring and manipulating individual particles while preserving their quantum-mechanical nature.
The art showcase features artwork created by many notable Owens faculty and staff members, including Andrea VanVorhis of Bowling Green, Christina Dare of Lima, Erika Clark of Findlay, James Fultz of Bluffton, Lawrence Gifford of Findlay, Rhonda Grubbs of Kenton, Louise Wineland of Jenera, Rochelle Manley of Findlay, Steve Hillard of Montpelier, Terry Sherman of Fremont and Tinola Mayfield-Guerrero of Toledo.