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English Dictionary: Palmyra by the DICT Development Group
3 results for Palmyra
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
palmyra
n
  1. tall fan palm of Africa and India and Malaysia yielding a hard wood and sweet sap that is a source of palm wine and sugar; leaves used for thatching and weaving
    Synonym(s): palmyra, palmyra palm, toddy palm, wine palm, lontar, longar palm, Borassus flabellifer
From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Palmyra \Pal*my"ra\, n. (Bot.)
      A species of palm ({Borassus flabelliformis}) having a
      straight, black, upright trunk, with palmate leaves. It is
      found native along the entire northern shores of the Indian
      Ocean, from the mouth of the Tigris to New Guinea. More than
      eight hundred uses to which it is put are enumerated by
      native writers. Its wood is largely used for building
      purposes; its fruit and roots serve for food, its sap for
      making toddy, and its leaves for thatching huts.

From U.S. Gazetteer (1990) [gazetteer]:
   Palmyra, IL (village, FIPS 57329)
      Location: 39.43487 N, 89.99621 W
      Population (1990): 722 (346 housing units)
      Area: 2.6 sq km (land), 0.0 sq km (water)
   Palmyra, IN (town, FIPS 57726)
      Location: 38.40818 N, 86.11421 W
      Population (1990): 621 (259 housing units)
      Area: 1.7 sq km (land), 0.0 sq km (water)
      Zip code(s): 47164
   Palmyra, ME
      Zip code(s): 04965
   Palmyra, MI
      Zip code(s): 49268
   Palmyra, MO (city, FIPS 56036)
      Location: 39.79642 N, 91.52470 W
      Population (1990): 3371 (1465 housing units)
      Area: 5.6 sq km (land), 0.0 sq km (water)
      Zip code(s): 63461
   Palmyra, NC
      Zip code(s): 27859
   Palmyra, NE (village, FIPS 38190)
      Location: 40.70574 N, 96.39162 W
      Population (1990): 545 (209 housing units)
      Area: 0.8 sq km (land), 0.0 sq km (water)
      Zip code(s): 68418
   Palmyra, NJ (borough, FIPS 55800)
      Location: 40.00200 N, 75.03486 W
      Population (1990): 7056 (3035 housing units)
      Area: 5.1 sq km (land), 1.1 sq km (water)
      Zip code(s): 08065
   Palmyra, NY (village, FIPS 56187)
      Location: 43.06160 N, 77.23069 W
      Population (1990): 3566 (1550 housing units)
      Area: 3.4 sq km (land), 0.0 sq km (water)
      Zip code(s): 14522
   Palmyra, PA (borough, FIPS 57720)
      Location: 40.30954 N, 76.59501 W
      Population (1990): 6910 (3120 housing units)
      Area: 4.8 sq km (land), 0.0 sq km (water)
      Zip code(s): 17078
   Palmyra, TN
      Zip code(s): 37142
   Palmyra, WI (village, FIPS 61025)
      Location: 42.87899 N, 88.58811 W
      Population (1990): 1539 (600 housing units)
      Area: 3.0 sq km (land), 0.1 sq km (water)
      Zip code(s): 53156
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