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1. A city of northern Texas, a suburb of Dallas-Fort Worth.
2. A county and unincorporated city of northern Virginia across the Potomac River from Washington, DC. Mainly residential, it is the site of Arlington National Cemetery (established in 1864), where American war dead and other notables are buried.
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(Placename) a county of N Virginia: site of Arlington National Cemetery
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(ˈɑr lɪŋ tən)

1. a county in NE Virginia, opposite Washington, D.C.: site of national cemetery (Ar′lington Na′tional Cem′etery). 175,334.
2. a city in N Texas. 294,816.
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Noun1.Arlington - a city in northern Texas between Dallas and Fort Worth
Lone-Star State, Texas, TX - the second largest state; located in southwestern United States on the Gulf of Mexico
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At the corner of Arlington Street our contingent got out and strolled into the Green Park.
They walked about, afterwards on the splendid terrace that surrounds the Capitol, the great marble floor on which it stands, and made vague remarks--Pandora's were the most definite--about the yellow sheen of the Potomac, the hazy hills of Virginia, the far-gleaming pediment of Arlington, the raw confused- looking country.
State lawmakers offering to help keep Arlington Park open, mayor says
Churchill Downs announced that Arlington did not apply to the Illinois Gaming Board for a slot machine and table game license under the recently enacted Illinois Gaming Act."Notwithstanding our steadfast commitment to the Illinois Thoroughbred racing industry and despite the good faith intentions of everyone involved in the passage of the Illinois Gaming Act, the economic terms under which Arlington would be granted a casino gaming license do not provide an acceptable financial return and we cannot responsibly proceed," said Bill Carstanjen, the CEO of CDI.
Recently, it was my honor to be invited by Arlington County, Virginia Sheriff Elizabeth "Beth" Arthur to speak at a ceremony marking the 150th Anniversary of the Arlington County Sheriff's Office and the 25th Anniversary of the construction of the Arlington County Detention Center.
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13 November 2018 - North Carolina, US-based office products, imaging supplies, and services wholesaler Carolina Wholesale Group is combining its Arlington Industries, Carolina Wholesale Office Machines, and Digitek distribution brands to form Arlington, the company said.
Located 1850 Hastings Lane, The structure was constructed to provide a lacrosse-specific practice facility in Upper Arlington. The Lax Wall not only provides the Upper Arlington youth a facility where they can get better, it demonstrates to the kids, the community's dedication to the game and game's importance to the community.