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1) atop. The Columbia Guide to Standard American English. 1993
...is Standard, meaning on (the) top of, as in We built the lookout tower atop a good-sized hill. As an adverb, atop is much less frequently encountered: His huge head...

2) atop. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...To, on, or at the top. On top of....

3) Bibracte. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Bibracte, (bibrak´te) (KEY) , former capital of the Aedui, site atop Mont Beuvray, central France. There Caesar defeated (58 B.C.) the Helvetii (see Gallic Wars)....

4) 26130. Grillparzer, Franz. The Columbia World of Quotations. 1996
...NUMBER:26130 QUOTATION:Once you have looked at the land from atop the Kahlenberg, you will understand what I write and who I am. ATTRIBUTION:Franz Grillparzer (1791-1872),...

5) 109. To The States. Whitman, Walt. 1900. Leaves of Grass
...interrogating? Why myself and all drowsing? What deepening twilight! scum floating atop of the waters! Who are they, as bats and night-dogs, askant in the Capitol?...

6) Daulatabad. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...(KEY) , village, Maharashtra state, W central India. Its 13th-century fortress is built atop a conical rock c.500 ft (150 m) high. The Chand Minar (1294), a minaret...

7) West New York. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...West New York, town (1990 pop. 38,125), Hudson co., NE N.J., atop the Palisades across the Hudson River from New York City; settled 1790, inc. 1898. It is a residential...

8) Hotevilla. The Columbia Gazetteer of North America. 2000
...Hotevilla (ho-tay-villa), uninc. town, NE Ariz., atop a mesa c.65 mi/105 km N of Winslow, in Hopi Indian Reservation. Elev. c.5,900 ft/1,798 m. Sheep, cattle, hogs;...

9) Hano. The Columbia Gazetteer of North America. 2000
...Hano, Indian pueblo, Navajo co., NE Ariz., atop a mesa in Hopi Indian Reservation, 3 mi/4.8 km N of Polacca, on Wepo Wash, c.65 mi/105 km NNE of Winslow; elev. c.6,200...

10) 6627. Bryan Miller. Simpson s Contemporary Quotations. 1988
...The quality of food is in inverse proportion to a dining room s altitude, especially atop bank and hotel buildings (airplanes are an extreme example). ATTRIBUTION:...

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