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Bar Harbor

(Encyclopedia)Bar Harbor, town (2020 pop. 5,089), SE Maine, on Mount Desert Island and on Frenchman Bay; settled 1763, inc. 1796. It was a...

bar

(Encyclopedia)bar, offshore: see beach.

harbor

(Encyclopedia)harbor: see port.

bar, the

(Encyclopedia)bar, the, originally, the rail that enclosed the judge in a court; hence, a court or a system of courts. The persons qualified and authorized to conduct the trial of cases are also known collectively ...

Bar-jesus

(Encyclopedia)Bar-jesus ĕlˈĭmăs [key], in the New Testament, Jewish sorcerer at Paphos who tried to divert a prospective Christian convert and was cursed with blindness. ...

Bar Mitzvah

(Encyclopedia)Bar Mitzvah bärmĭtsˈvə [key] [Aramaic,=son of the Commandment], Jewish ceremony in which the young male is initiated into the religious community, according to tradition at the age of 13 years and...

Potter's Bar

(Encyclopedia)Potter's Bar, town (1991 pop. 22,755), Hertfordshire, central England, in the Midlands. Potter's Bar is a residential district, most of which is within the Green Belt Zone barred to industrial develop...

Benton Harbor

(Encyclopedia)Benton Harbor, city (2020 pop. 9,103), Berrien co., SW Mich., on Lake Michigan at the mouth of the St. Joseph River opposite St. Joseph; inc. 1869. A lo...

Dutch Harbor

(Encyclopedia)Dutch Harbor: see Aleutian Islands; Unalaska. ...

Indiana Harbor

(Encyclopedia)Indiana Harbor, Ind.: see East Chicago. ...

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