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1. A city of southwest Maine on the Androscoggin River north of Portland. Settled in 1770, it became a textile center in the early 1800s.
2. A city of northwest Idaho at the confluence of the Snake and Clearwater Rivers. It was founded in 1861 after the discovery of gold in the area.
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Noun1.Lewiston - a town in southwestern Maine to the north of PortlandLewiston - a town in southwestern Maine to the north of Portland
Maine, ME, Pine Tree State - a state in New England
2.Lewiston - a town in northwestern Idaho
Gem State, ID, Idaho - a state in the Rocky Mountains
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Delia Weeks, for example, was a maiden lady who did dressmaking in a small way; she fell ill, and although attended by all the physicians in the neighborhood, was sinking slowly into a decline when her cousin Cyrus asked her to come and keep house for him in Lewiston.
There ain't a person in Lewiston that knows about the minister, or father's will, or Jim's doin's, or the fruit peddler; an' if they should find out, they wouldn't care, an' they couldn't remember; for Lewiston 's a busy place, thanks be
Queenston, at which place the steamboats start for Toronto (or I should rather say at which place they call, for their wharf is at Lewiston, on the opposite shore), is situated in a delicious valley, through which the Niagara river, in colour a very deep green, pursues its course.
Products and services will continue to be offered under the names of Bank of American Fork and Lewiston State Bank.
LEWISTON, Maine - Coyne Joseph Turcotte, 66, died Friday, Jan.
Like many small towns across the United States, Lewiston, Maine (population 36,000) has struggled for several years to cope with the economic downturn.
BOXING: In Lewiston, Maine, former World Boxing Association champion Joey Gamache has been charged with assault in a complaint lodged by a woman living at the same address, according to Lewiston police Sgt.
M2 EQUITYBITES-November 29, 2011-Clearwater Paper Corporation concludes sale of Lewiston sawmill for USD30m(C)2011 M2 COMMUNICATIONS http://www.
LEWISTON, ME John Richard DeFosse was born November 18, 1951 in Worcester, Mass.
The main focus of recreational activity in the area are twin lakes - Trinity (Clair Engle) Lake and Lewiston Lake - both formed by damming the Trinity River.
CCB Associates has purchased four buildings in Niagara Falls and Lewiston, New York, from the Key Bank of New York N.