Four Corners

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Four Corners

 (fôr)
The point where the boundaries of four states—Colorado, New Mexico, Arizona, and Utah—meet. It is the only place in the United States where such a junction occurs.
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The four railways from Philadelphia and Washington, Harrisburg and Wheeling, which converge at Baltimore, whirled away the heterogeneous population to the four corners of the United States, and the city subsided into comparative tranquility.
There, raised high on a throne--seated on his typical antelope, with his four arms stretching towards the four corners of the earth-- there, soared above us, dark and awful in the mystic light of heaven, the god of the Moon.
And in all the four corners of that court, fair staircases, cast into turrets, on the outside, and not within the row of buildings themselves.
A regiment of girls, gathered from the four corners of the Land of Oz," replied the Soldier, still pale with fear.
The executioner then took off his red cloak, spread it upon the ground, laid the body in it, threw in the head, tied all up by the four corners, lifted it on his back, and entered the boat again.
And I had ordered a hammock to be fixed, by silken ropes from the four corners at the top, to break the jolts, when a servant carried me before him on horseback, as I sometimes desired; and would often sleep in my hammock, while we were upon the road.
A man-dog, if there ever was one, four-square as the legs on the four corners of him.
On stormy nights, when the wind shook the four corners of the house and the surf roared along the cove and up the cliffs, I would see him in a thousand forms, and with a thousand diabolical expressions.
Sir," said d'Avrigny to Villefort, so loud that all might hear, "poor Barrois has led too sedentary a life of late; accustomed formerly to ride on horseback, or in the carriage, to the four corners of Europe, the monotonous walk around that arm-chair has killed him -- his blood has thickened.
So the most renowned knights came from the four corners of the earth and retired down the dragon's throat one after the other.
Thus, on his hands and knees, he made his way to the four corners of the room, so to speak, sniffing and going round everything --everything that we could see, which was not much, and everything that we could not see, which must have been infinite.
The four corners were garnished with plates of cake.