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A city of southern California southeast of Los Angeles in Orange County. A branch of the University of California (opened 1965) is here.
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(Placename) a town on the W coast of Scotland, the administrative centre of North Ayrshire: designated a new town in 1966. Pop: 33 090 (2001)


(Biography) Alexander Andrew Mackay, Baron, known as Derry. born 1940, British lawyer and Labour politician; Lord Chancellor (1997–2003)
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(ˈɜr vaɪn)

a city in SW California. 127,873.
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"He was here a moment ago." Walt Irvine drew himself away with a jerk from the metaphysics and poetry of the organic miracle of blossom, and surveyed the landscape.
Irvine thrust between his lips the little finger of each hand and lent to her efforts a shrill whistling.
When Walt Irvine went down to inspect the intruder, he was snarled at for his pains, and Madge likewise was snarled at when she went down to present, as a peace-offering, a large pan of bread and milk.
And this would have been the end of him, so far as Irvine and his wife were concerned, had not Irvine at that particular time been called away into the northern part of the state.
The homing instinct, Irvine called it, after he had expended the selling price of a sonnet in getting the animal back from northern Oregon.
Failing in this, Wolf raced back to where Walt Irvine sat, catching his coat-sleeve in his teeth and trying vainly to drag him after the retreating man.
Then he turned and trotted back to Walt Irvine. He sniffed his hand and dropped down heavily at his feet, watching the trail where it curved emptily from view.
This time he went to the little seaport town of Irvine to learn flax dressing.
So leaving the troubles and temptations of Irvine behind, he carried home a smirched name to his father's house.
* to light by the researches of Dr Irvine of the Advocates' Library,
Syniverse, the world's most connected company, has announced it has appointed Simeon Irvine as chief transformation officer, effective immediately.
Sheriff David Hall told Grant Irvine - who spent the cash on nights out and concerts - he would have been jailed if he had had any previous convictions, but instead ordered him to do 160 hours of unpaid work and be supervised for two years.