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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
between
adv
  1. in the interval; "dancing all the dances with little rest between"
    Synonym(s): between, betwixt
  2. in between; "two houses with a tree between"
    Synonym(s): between, 'tween
From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Between \Be*tween"\, n.
      Intermediate time or space; interval. [Poetic & R.] --Shak.

From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Between \Be*tween"\, prep. [OE. bytwene, bitweonen, AS.
      betwe[a2]nan, betwe[a2]num; prefix be- by + a form fr. AS.
      tw[be] two, akin to Goth. tweihnai two apiece. See {Twain},
      and cf. {Atween}, {Betwixt}.]
      1. In the space which separates; betwixt; as, New York is
            between Boston and Philadelphia.
  
      2. Used in expressing motion from one body or place to
            another; from one to another of two.
  
                     If things should go so between them.   --Bacon.
  
      3. Belonging in common to two; shared by both.
  
                     Castor and Pollux with only one soul between them.
                                                                              --Locke.
  
      4. Belonging to, or participated in by, two, and involving
            reciprocal action or affecting their mutual relation; as,
            opposition between science and religion.
  
                     An intestine struggle, open or secret, between
                     authority and liberty.                        --Hume.
  
      5. With relation to two, as involved in an act or attribute
            of which another is the agent or subject; as, to judge
            between or to choose between courses; to distinguish
            between you and me; to mediate between nations.
  
      6. In intermediate relation to, in respect to time, quantity,
            or degree; as, between nine and ten o'clock.
  
      {Between decks}, the space, or in the space, between the
            decks of a vessel.
  
      {Between ourselves}, {Between you and me}, {Between
      themselves}, in confidence; with the understanding that the
            matter is not to be communicated to others.
  
      Syn: {Between}, {Among}.
  
      Usage: Between etymologically indicates only two; as, a
                  quarrel between two men or two nations; to be between
                  two fires, etc. It is however extended to more than
                  two in expressing a certain relation.
  
                           I . . . hope that between public business,
                           improving studies, and domestic pleasures,
                           neither melancholy nor caprice will find any
                           place for entrance.                     --Johnson.
                  Among implies a mass or collection of things or
                  persons, and always supposes more than two; as, the
                  prize money was equally divided among the ship's crew.

From U.S. Gazetteer (1990) [gazetteer]:
   Between, GA (town, FIPS 7640)
      Location: 33.81305 N, 83.80891 W
      Population (1990): 82 (36 housing units)
      Area: 2.2 sq km (land), 0.0 sq km (water)
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