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Alliance:1 City (2010 pop. 8,491), seat of Box Butte co., NW Nebr., in the High Plains; founded 1887 as Grand Lake, renamed and inc. 1888. Located in a farming and ranching region, it is a shipping center for agricultural products. Carhenge, consisting of 38 vintage automobiles painted gray and arranged in a circle to resemble Stonehenge, is just N of the city. Constructed (1987) by Jim Reinders, it is popular tourist attraction.

2 City (2010 pop. 22,322), Mahoning and Stark cos., NE Ohio, on the Mahoning River, in a farm area; inc. 1854. It is an industrial, distribution, and rail center, with manufactures of steel, heavy machinery, electric tubing, chinaware, and industrial equipment. It is the seat of the Univ. of Mount Union, where Clarke Observatory is located.

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Alliance

a union between families, states, or parties; the persons allied; a combination of common objects; a group of natural orders of plants, e.g., glumal alliance includes grasses and other allied orders.

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alliance French; sauce made from reduced (partially concentrated) white wine with tarragon vinegar and egg yolk.

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alliance In phytosociology, a grouping of closely related associations. See also plant association.

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alliance In phytosociology, a grouping of closely related associations. See also PLANT ASSOCIATION.

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alliance XIII. — OF. aliance (mod. alliance), f. alier ALLY2; see -ANCE.

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