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A township of northeast New Jersey, an industrial and residential suburb of Newark. It was settled c. 1660.
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(Biography) Leonard. 1887–1949, US linguist, influential for his strictly scientific and descriptive approach to comparative linguistics; author of Language (1933)
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Leonard, 1887–1949, U.S. linguist.
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Noun1.Bloomfield - United States linguist who adopted a behavioristic approach to linguistics (1887-1949)
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We children who were used to the free range of woods and fields were homesick for the country in our narrow city yard, and I associate with this longing the 'Farmer's Boy of Bloomfield,' which my father got for me.
I'm from New England--New Bloomfield's my town when I'm at home.
Poor, wayward-hearted Collins leaned his head upon their crazy tables; priggish Benjamin Franklin; Savage, the wrong-headed, much troubled when he could afford any softer bed than a doorstep; young Bloomfield, "Bobby" Burns, Hogarth, Watts the engineer--the roll is endless.
Bloomfield; whom my kind, prim aunt Grey had known in her youth, and asserted to be a very nice woman.
I catch up with Bloomfield during a flying visit to the UK, which she describes as a "homecoming." She is hosting a two-day residency in London at St John Chinatown with her friend - and "nose-totail" eating godfather - Fergus Henderson.
April Bloomfield is probably the most famous Brummie chef in the world but there is a good chance you've never heard of her.
Gary Bloomfield, 44, above, was told he deserved to go to prison for failing to keep his lethal animals away from the public.
Angel Ears Hearing Center recently opened locations in Little Rock and North Little Rock, and owner Linda Bloomfield said business had been good.
After US billionaire Warren Buffet wrote in an opinion piece that the wealthy should pay higher taxes to boost the US economy, the suggestion triggered a global domino effect, explains economic policy expert Mark Bloomfield in an essay for Politico.
On the basis of the success of the YMCA's informal course, the Boston School Board authorized Superintendent Stanton Brooks on June 7, 1909, to invite the Vocational Bureau, founded by Parsons and then directed by Bloomfield, to help design a vocational counseling service for schoolchildren.
Jenny Bloomfield is to be Australia's new Ambassador to Greece with non-resident accreditation to Albania and Bulgaria, Foreign Minister Kevin Rudd announced.