Lewiston


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Lew·is·ton

 (lo͞o′ĭ-stən)
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. She went, and in a year grew into a robust, hearty, cheerful woman.
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.
The entry of a few hundred Somali refugees in the nearly all-Anglo Maine burg of Lewiston becomes the flashpoint for locals having to deal with diverse, non-Euro cultures for the first time, sparking an inevitable round of bigotry and pleas for tolerance.
The white group, World Church of the Creator based in Peoria, Ill., planned its gathering after Lewiston mayor Laurier Raymond last October wrote a letter urging the town's growing Somali community to discourage other Somalis from moving there.
(ANS)--For the five middle-school teachers of Lewiston, Maine, having all 117 of the school's students involved in making a video about the city was often an exercise in frustration.
The Salvation Army applied to the City of Lewiston, Maine, for an abatement of property taxes of its Lewiston thrift store.
Denis Lewiston, writer/director of the film 'Shergar' which has its charity premiere on Sunday, does not strike one as barmy although even he admits the story has become something of an obsession.
The company has just designed a pilot store in Lewiston, New York State, for Duty Free International (DFI), the largest duty free operator in the US.
The first episode of "A Deal in Wheat" features Sam Lewiston, who loses his Kansas farm as a result of low wheat prices.
Social psychologist Elaine Makas inserted herself into the case of Corey Brown, in her hometown of Lewiston, Maine.