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1. Of, relating to, or being in the vicinity of the St. Lawrence River.
2. Geology Of or relating to the Precambrian gneissic granite of the Lake Superior area.

[From Latin Laurentius, Lawrence.]
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1. (Literary & Literary Critical Terms) Also: Lawrentian of or resembling the style of D. H. Lawrence or T. E. Lawrence
2. (Placename) of, relating to, or situated near the St Lawrence River
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(lɔˈrɛn ʃən)

1. of or pertaining to the St. Lawrence River.
2. pertaining to the granite intrusions and orogeny in Canada around the Great Lakes during Archeozoic time.
[1860–65; < Late Latin Laurenti(us) Lawrence]
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Fragment #70 -- Laurentian Scholiast on Sophocles' Electra, 539:
Release date- 29082019 - At its meeting held on August 28, 2019, the Board of Directors of the Laurentian Bank of Canada (TSX: LB) (the 'Bank') declared a regular quarterly dividend of 66 cents per share on the common shares payable on November 1, 2019 to the holders of record at the close of business on October 1, 2019.
Laurentian Bank of Canada (TSX: LB) has said that its board of directors has declared a regular quarterly dividend of CAD0.66 per share on its common stock.
Laurentian University's Goodman School of Mines (GSM) and Core Foundation, a non-profit organization dedicated to create new eras of knowledge, discovery and innovation in Latin America, have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) aiming to promote Goodman educational and research activities in Peru, Chile and Brazil.
(NYSE: CIT) has reached a definitive agreement to sell its Canadian equipment finance and corporate finance businesses to Laurentian Bank of Canada, the company said.
International Resource News-December 20, 2013--Claude Resources Inc signs definitive agreement to sell Madsen Gold Project to Laurentian Goldfields Ltd
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Hengen (English, Laurentian U., Canada) and Thomson, a librarian at Laurentian U., provide a bibliography of Margaret Atwood's works from 1988 to 2005 and writings about them by others, including books, articles, short stories, letters, and poetry, as well as adaptations and quotations, organized chronologically by year.
"The biggest program at Laurentian (University, with which Thorneloe is affiliated) right now is the Forensics program, because of CSI," he said.
THUNDER BAY -- Ernie Eves, Ontario's Premier, today announced that the government is investing $95.3 million in capital and operating funding to establish northern Ontario's first medical school, at Lakehead University in Thunder Bay and Laurentian University in Sudbury.
Michael Mallett devoted some twelve years to editing the 115 Laurentian letters, covering the period 15 April 1480-26 April 1482, presented so meticulously and annotated so exhaustively in these two volumes, and the rewards for the reader are as great as the labor was arduous.