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Maine

 (mān)
1. (also mĕn) A historical region and former province of northwest France south of Normandy. United with Anjou in 1126, it passed to England when Henry Plantagenet became king in 1154. Maine reverted to the French crown in 1481.
2. Abbr. ME or Me. A state of the northeast United States. It was admitted as the 23rd state in 1820. Explored by Europeans in 1602, the region was annexed by Massachusetts in 1652. Maine's northern boundary with New Brunswick was settled by a treaty with Great Britain in 1842. Augusta is the capital and Portland the largest city.

Maine

(meɪn)
n
(Placename) a state of the northeastern US, on the Atlantic: chiefly hilly, with many lakes, rivers, and forests. Capital: Augusta. Pop: 1 305 728 (2003 est). Area: 86 156 sq km (33 265 sq miles). Abbreviation: Me or ME (with zip code)

Maine

(meɪn)

n.
1. a state in the NE United States, on the Atlantic coast. 1,274,923; 33,215 sq. mi. (86,027 sq. km). Cap.: Augusta. Abbr.: ME, Me.
2. a former province in NW France.
Main′er, n.
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Noun1.Maine - a state in New EnglandMaine - a state in New England    
Acadia National Park - a national park in Maine showing marine erosion and glaciation; includes seashore and also the highest point on the Atlantic coast
U.S.A., United States, United States of America, US, USA, America, the States, U.S. - North American republic containing 50 states - 48 conterminous states in North America plus Alaska in northwest North America and the Hawaiian Islands in the Pacific Ocean; achieved independence in 1776
New England - a region of northeastern United States comprising Maine and New Hampshire and Vermont and Massachusetts and Rhode Island and Connecticut
Augusta, capital of Maine - the capital of the state of Maine
Bangor - a town in east central Maine on the Penobscot River
Brunswick - a university town in southwestern Maine
Lewiston - a town in southwestern Maine to the north of Portland
Orono - a university town in east central Maine on the Penobscot River to the north of Bangor
Portland - largest city in Maine in the southwestern corner of the state
Penobscot River, Penobscot - a river in central Maine flowing into Penobscot Bay
Saint John River, St. John River, Saint John, St. John - a river that rises in Maine and flows northeastward through New Brunswick to empty into the Bay of Fundy
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These possessions--for as such they might almost certainly be reckoned--comprised the greater part of what is now known as Waldo County, in the state of Maine, and were more extensive than many a dukedom, or even a reigning prince's territory, on European soil.
The website serves as a centralized location for outdoor resources available throughout the state of Maine.
The State of Maine Department of Administrative and Financial Services, Division of Purchases is seeking price quotations from electric power suppliers to provide a competitive energy supply rate for all State owned or leased facility accounts.
Communications and IT company Harris Corporation (NYSE:HRS) and the state of Maine Office of Information Technology announced on Monday the successful full deployment of the Project 25 (P25) VHF state-wide digital radio system, MSCommNet (Maine State Communications Network).
According to a federal report, costs of plans being offered on the health insurance marketplace in the US state of Maine are among the highest in the country.
A), a provider of information technology and business process services, announced today that it has signed a contract with the State of Maine to provide managed application services for the State's AMS Advantage enterprise resource planning system, which supports financial management and procurement operations.
A singularly fascinating biography of a shrewd, powerful, charismatic politician who dominated the American stage from just before the Civil War to nearly the turn of the century, Continental Liar From the State of Maine is a fascinating read from cover to cover, offering insights into political leadership, scandal, and backdoor dealing that are as applicable today as they were over a hundred years ago.
Lawmakers in the state of Maine have begun drafting a bill that bans out-of-state construction and demolition debris from landfills and incineration facilities, according to a report in the Bangor Daily News (Bangor, Maine.
In retirement, Barry plans to continue his active participation in civic, economic development, and educational activities in the State of Maine.
AUGUSTA, Maine -- The State of Maine is now offering an online training course for sellers and servers of alcoholic beverages, available at www.
The State Of Maine ( state ) Department Of Administrative And Financial Services ( department ), Bureau Of General Services ( bureau ), Division Of Purchases ( division ) Acts As The Purchasing Agent On Behalf Of All Executive Departments And Other Agencies Within State Government.
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