Definition of Orono

1. Noun. A university town in east central Maine on the Penobscot River to the north of Bangor.

Generic synonyms: Town
Group relationships: Maine, Me, Pine Tree State



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Orono

Ornithodoros turicata
Ornithodoros venezuelensis
Ornithodoros verrucosus
Ornithogalum
Ornithogalum pyrenaicum
Ornithogalum thyrsoides
Ornithogalum umbellatum
Ornithomimida
Ornithonyssus
Ornithorhynchidae
Ornithorhynchus anatinus
Oro
Orobanchaceae
Oromos
Orono (current term)
Orontes
Orontium
Orontium aquaticum
Orosirian
Oroya fever
Orozco
Orphean
Orpheus
Orphic
Orphism
Orpington
Orr
Orrin
Orsamål

Literary usage of Orono

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1. A Bibliography of the State of Maine from the Earliest Period to 1891 by Joseph Williamson, Maine Historical Society (1896)
"Catalogue of the officers and students of the State College of Agriculture and the Mechanic Arts, Orono, Maine. 1868. Bangor: Benjamin A. Burr, Printer. ..."

2. Collections by Minisink Valley Historical Society, Connecticut Historical Society (1846)
"NOTICE OF Orono, A CHIEF AT PENOBSCOT. BY WILLIAM D. WILLIAMSON. ... JOSEPH Orono, the subject of this sketch, was, for a long time, the well known chief of ..."

3. Fifty Years in the Northwest: With an Introduction and Appendix Containing by William Henry Carman Folsom, Elijah Evan Edwards (1888)
"Orono, a post office, was established at Orono in 1850. Tfie office was merged into the Elk River post office in 1853. This post office, with the mills ..."

4. Report by American Genetic Association (1907)
"The following contribution to this report was submitted by WM Munson, of the Agricultural Experiment Station, Orono, Me.: COOPERATIVE BREEDING OF SMALL ..."

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