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Providence is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. state of Rhode Island and is one of the oldest cities in the United States. [1]

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Acute care

Acute care is a branch of secondary health care where a patient receives active but short-term treatment for a severe injury or episode of illness, an urgent medical condition, or during recovery from surgery.

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African Americans

African Americans (also referred to as Black Americans or Afro-Americans) are an ethnic group of Americans with total or partial ancestry from any of the black racial groups of Africa.

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Alpert Medical School

The Warren Alpert Medical School (formerly known as Brown Medical School, previously known as Brown University School of Medicine) is the medical school of Brown University, located in Providence, Rhode Island, United States.

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American Athletic Conference

The American Athletic Conference (also known as The American and sometimes abbreviated AAC) is an American collegiate athletic conference, featuring 12 member universities and six associate member universities that compete in the National Collegiate Athletic Association's (NCAA) Division I, with its football teams competing in the Football Bowl Subdivision (FBS).

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American Civil War

The American Civil War (also known by other names) was a war fought in the United States from 1861 to 1865.

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American Hockey League

The American Hockey League (AHL) is a 31-team professional ice hockey league based in the United States and Canada that serves as the primary developmental league for the National Hockey League (NHL).

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American Revolutionary War

The American Revolutionary War (17751783), also known as the American War of Independence, was a global war that began as a conflict between Great Britain and its Thirteen Colonies which declared independence as the United States of America. After 1765, growing philosophical and political differences strained the relationship between Great Britain and its colonies. Patriot protests against taxation without representation followed the Stamp Act and escalated into boycotts, which culminated in 1773 with the Sons of Liberty destroying a shipment of tea in Boston Harbor. Britain responded by closing Boston Harbor and passing a series of punitive measures against Massachusetts Bay Colony. Massachusetts colonists responded with the Suffolk Resolves, and they established a shadow government which wrested control of the countryside from the Crown. Twelve colonies formed a Continental Congress to coordinate their resistance, establishing committees and conventions that effectively seized power. British attempts to disarm the Massachusetts militia at Concord, Massachusetts in April 1775 led to open combat. Militia forces then besieged Boston, forcing a British evacuation in March 1776, and Congress appointed George Washington to command the Continental Army. Concurrently, an American attempt to invade Quebec and raise rebellion against the British failed decisively. On July 2, 1776, the Continental Congress voted for independence, issuing its declaration on July 4. Sir William Howe launched a British counter-offensive, capturing New York City and leaving American morale at a low ebb. However, victories at Trenton and Princeton restored American confidence. In 1777, the British launched an invasion from Quebec under John Burgoyne, intending to isolate the New England Colonies. Instead of assisting this effort, Howe took his army on a separate campaign against Philadelphia, and Burgoyne was decisively defeated at Saratoga in October 1777. Burgoyne's defeat had drastic consequences. France formally allied with the Americans and entered the war in 1778, and Spain joined the war the following year as an ally of France but not as an ally of the United States. In 1780, the Kingdom of Mysore attacked the British in India, and tensions between Great Britain and the Netherlands erupted into open war. In North America, the British mounted a "Southern strategy" led by Charles Cornwallis which hinged upon a Loyalist uprising, but too few came forward. Cornwallis suffered reversals at King's Mountain and Cowpens. He retreated to Yorktown, Virginia, intending an evacuation, but a decisive French naval victory deprived him of an escape. A Franco-American army led by the Comte de Rochambeau and Washington then besieged Cornwallis' army and, with no sign of relief, he surrendered in October 1781. Whigs in Britain had long opposed the pro-war Tories in Parliament, and the surrender gave them the upper hand. In early 1782, Parliament voted to end all offensive operations in North America, but the war continued in Europe and India. Britain remained under siege in Gibraltar but scored a major victory over the French navy. On September 3, 1783, the belligerent parties signed the Treaty of Paris in which Great Britain agreed to recognize the sovereignty of the United States and formally end the war. French involvement had proven decisive,Brooks, Richard (editor). Atlas of World Military History. HarperCollins, 2000, p. 101 "Washington's success in keeping the army together deprived the British of victory, but French intervention won the war." but France made few gains and incurred crippling debts. Spain made some minor territorial gains but failed in its primary aim of recovering Gibraltar. The Dutch were defeated on all counts and were compelled to cede territory to Great Britain. In India, the war against Mysore and its allies concluded in 1784 without any territorial changes.

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Amtrak

The National Railroad Passenger Corporation, doing business as Amtrak, is a passenger railroad service that provides medium- and long-distance intercity service in the contiguous United States and to three Canadian cities.

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Angel Taveras

Angel Taveras (born August 18, 1970) is an American lawyer and was the 37th mayor of Providence, Rhode Island from 2011 to 2015.

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Area code 401

Area code 401 is the sole telephone area code of Rhode Island.

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Art Deco

Art Deco, sometimes referred to as Deco, is a style of visual arts, architecture and design that first appeared in France just before World War I. Art Deco influenced the design of buildings, furniture, jewelry, fashion, cars, movie theatres, trains, ocean liners, and everyday objects such as radios and vacuum cleaners.

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Asian Americans

Asian Americans are Americans of Asian descent.

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Babcock & Wilcox

Babcock & Wilcox Enterprises, originally Babcock, Wilcox & Company and then The Babcock & Wilcox Company, is an American power generation company headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina.

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Babe Ruth

George Herman "Babe" Ruth Jr. (February 6, 1895 – August 16, 1948) was an American professional baseball player whose career in Major League Baseball (MLB) spanned 22 seasons, from 1914 through 1935.

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Baltimore Orioles (minor league)

The city of Baltimore, Maryland has been home to two minor league baseball teams called the "Baltimore Orioles", besides the four major league baseball teams, (the American Association in 1882–1891, the National League in the 1890s and the so-called "up-start" American League charter franchise of two seasons 1901–1902, and the current American League's modern team of the Baltimore Orioles since April 1954).

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Bank of America

Bank of America Corporation (abbreviated as BofA) is an American multinational financial services company headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina.

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Belo

Belo Corporation was a Dallas-based media company that owned 20 commercial broadcasting television stations and two regional 24-hour cable news television channels.

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Big Blue Bug

The Big Blue Bug, also known as Nibbles Woodaway, is the giant termite mascot of Big Blue Bug Solutions located along I-95 in Providence, Rhode Island.

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Big East Conference

The Big East Conference (stylized as BIG EAST) is a collegiate athletic conference that competes in NCAA Division I in all sports except football, which is not sponsored.

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Binghamton, New York

Binghamton is a city in, and the county seat of, Broome County, New York, United States.

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Blackstone, Providence, Rhode Island

Blackstone is a predominantly residential neighborhood in Providence, Rhode Island.

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Blizzard

A blizzard is a severe snowstorm characterized by strong sustained winds of at least and lasting for a prolonged period of time—typically three hours or more.

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Blood bank

A blood bank is a center where blood gathered as a result of blood donation is stored and preserved for later use in blood transfusion.

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Blood donation

A blood donation occurs when a person voluntarily has blood drawn and used for transfusions and/or made into biopharmaceutical medications by a process called fractionation (separation of whole-blood components).

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Bolivia

Bolivia (Mborivia; Buliwya; Wuliwya), officially known as the Plurinational State of Bolivia (Estado Plurinacional de Bolivia), is a landlocked country located in western-central South America.

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Boston

Boston is the capital city and most populous municipality of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in the United States.

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Boston Red Sox

The Boston Red Sox are an American professional baseball team based in Boston, Massachusetts.

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Brown & Sharpe

Brown & Sharpe is a division of Hexagon AB, a Swedish multinational corporation focused mainly on metrological tools and technology.

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Brown University

Brown University is a private Ivy League research university in Providence, Rhode Island, United States.

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Burnside Park, Providence, Rhode Island

Burnside Park is a small park situated in downtown Providence, Rhode Island, adjacent to Kennedy Plaza.

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Butler Hospital

Butler Hospital is a private, non-profit, psychiatric and substance abuse hospital for children, adolescents, adults, and seniors, located at 345 Blackstone Boulevard in Providence, Rhode Island.

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Cambodian Americans

Cambodian Americans (ជនជាតិខ្មែរអាមេរិកាំង) are Americans of Khmer descent.

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Cape Cod

Cape Cod is a geographic cape extending into the Atlantic Ocean from the southeastern corner of mainland Massachusetts, in the northeastern United States.

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Cape Verde

Cape Verde or Cabo Verde (Cabo Verde), officially the Republic of Cabo Verde, is an island country spanning an archipelago of 10 volcanic islands in the central Atlantic Ocean.

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Capital city

A capital city (or simply capital) is the municipality exercising primary status in a country, state, province, or other administrative region, usually as its seat of government.

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Census

A census is the procedure of systematically acquiring and recording information about the members of a given population.

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Charles, Providence, Rhode Island

Charles is a neighborhood in northern Providence, Rhode Island.

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Chinese Americans

Chinese Americans, which includes American-born Chinese, are Americans who have full or partial Chinese ancestry.

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Citizens Financial Group

Citizens Financial Group, Inc. is an American bank headquartered in Providence, Rhode Island, which operates in the states of Connecticut, Delaware, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island and Vermont.

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Classical High School

Classical High School, founded in 1843, is a public magnet school in the Providence School District, in Providence, Rhode Island.

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Classical music

Classical music is art music produced or rooted in the traditions of Western culture, including both liturgical (religious) and secular music.

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Cohort (statistics)

In statistics, marketing and demography, a cohort is a group of subjects who share a defining characteristic (typically subjects who experienced a common event in a selected time period, such as birth or graduation).

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College Hill, Providence, Rhode Island

College Hill is a neighborhood in Providence, Rhode Island, and one of six neighborhoods comprising the East Side of Providence and part of the College Hill Historic District.

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Colombia

Colombia, officially the Republic of Colombia, is a sovereign state largely situated in the northwest of South America, with territories in Central America.

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Colonial colleges

The colonial colleges are nine institutions of higher education chartered in the Thirteen Colonies before the United States of America became a sovereign nation after the American Revolution.

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Combined statistical area

A combined statistical area (CSA) is composed of adjacent metropolitan (MSA) and micropolitan statistical areas (µSA) in the United States and Puerto Rico that can demonstrate economic or social linkage.

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Community College of Rhode Island

The Community College of Rhode Island, commonly abbreviated as "CCRI", is the only community college in Rhode Island and the largest community college in New England.

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Corliss steam engine

A Corliss steam engine (or Corliss engine) is a steam engine, fitted with rotary valves and with variable valve timing patented in 1849, invented by and named after the American engineer George Henry Corliss of Providence, Rhode Island.

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David Cicilline

David Nicola Cicilline (born July 15, 1961) is an American politician who has been the U.S. Representative for since 2011.

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David Wallis Reeves

David Wallis Reeves (February 14, 1838 – March 8, 1900), also known as D. W. Reeves or Wally Reeves, was an American composer, cornetist, and bandleader.

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Democratic Party (United States)

The Democratic Party is one of the two major contemporary political parties in the United States, along with the Republican Party (nicknamed the GOP for Grand Old Party).

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Divine providence

In theology, divine providence, or just providence, is God's intervention in the universe.

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Doc Searls

David "Doc" Searls (born July 29, 1947), is an American journalist, columnist, and a widely read blogger.

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Dominican Americans

Dominican Americans (domínico-americanos, norteamericanos de origen dominicano or estadounidenses de origen dominicano) are Americans who trace their ancestry to the Dominican Republic.

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Dominican Republic

The Dominican Republic (República Dominicana) is a sovereign state located in the island of Hispaniola, in the Greater Antilles archipelago of the Caribbean region.

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Downtown, Providence, Rhode Island

Downtown, also known as Downcity, is the central economic, political, and cultural district of the city of Providence, Rhode Island.

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Dunkin' Donuts Center

The Dunkin' Donuts Center (originally Providence Civic Center) is an indoor arena located in downtown Providence, Rhode Island.

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East Coast of the United States

The East Coast of the United States is the coastline along which the Eastern United States meets the North Atlantic Ocean.

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East Side Trolley Tunnel

The East Side Trolley Tunnel is a tunnel in Providence, Rhode Island, originally built for trolley use in 1914, and now used for public transit buses.

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East Side, Providence, Rhode Island

The East Side is a collection of neighborhoods in the eastern part of the city of Providence, Rhode Island.

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Eastern Time Zone

The Eastern Time Zone (ET) is a time zone encompassing 17 U.S. states in the eastern part of the contiguous United States, parts of eastern Canada, the state of Quintana Roo in Mexico, Panama in Central America, and the Caribbean Islands.

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Edgar Allan Poe

Edgar Allan Poe (born Edgar Poe; January 19, 1809 – October 7, 1849) was an American writer, editor, and literary critic.

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Elmhurst, Providence, Rhode Island

Elmhurst is a primarily residential neighborhood in the northwest quadrant of Providence, Rhode Island.

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Elmwood, Providence, Rhode Island

Elmwood is a neighborhood in the South Side of Providence, Rhode Island.

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Environmental art

Environmental art is a range of artistic practices encompassing both historical approaches to nature in art and more recent ecological and politically motivated types of works.

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ESPN

ESPN (originally an acronym for Entertainment and Sports Programming Network) is a U.S.-based global cable and satellite sports television channel owned by ESPN Inc., a joint venture owned by The Walt Disney Company (80%) and Hearst Communications (20%).

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Fall River, Massachusetts

Fall River is a city in Bristol County, Massachusetts, United States.

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Federal architecture

Federal-style architecture is the name for the classicizing architecture built in the newly founded United States between c. 1780 and 1830, and particularly from 1785 to 1815.

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Federal Hill, Providence, Rhode Island

The Federal Hill neighborhood has a salient role in the history of Providence due to its central location within the city.

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Federal Information Processing Standards

Federal Information Processing Standards (FIPS) are publicly announced standards developed by the United States federal government for use in computer systems by non-military government agencies and government contractors.

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First Baptist Church in America

The First Baptist Church in America is the First Baptist Church of Providence, Rhode Island, also known as the First Baptist Meetinghouse.

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Florence

Florence (Firenze) is the capital city of the Italian region of Tuscany.

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Fort Thunder

Fort Thunder was a warehouse on the second floor of a pre-Civil War former textile factory in the Olneyville district of Providence, Rhode Island.

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Fox Point Hurricane Barrier

The Fox Point Hurricane Barrier is a long tidal flood barrier spanning the Providence River in Providence, Rhode Island, located upstream from Fox Point.

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Fox Point, Providence, Rhode Island

Fox Point is a neighborhood in the East Side of Providence, Rhode Island.

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Foxborough, Massachusetts

Foxborough is a town in Norfolk County, Massachusetts, United States, about southwest of Boston and northeast of Providence, Rhode Island.

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Fruit of the Loom

Fruit of the Loom is an American company that manufactures clothing, particularly underwear.

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Gaspee Affair

The Gaspee Affair was a significant event in the lead-up to the American Revolution.

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Gay bathhouse

A gay bathhouse, also known as a gay sauna or a gay steambath, is a commercial space for men to have a sexual activity with men.

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Geographic Names Information System

The Geographic Names Information System (GNIS) is a database that contains name and locative information about more than two million physical and cultural features located throughout the United States of America and its territories.

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Gilbane Building Company

Gilbane Building Company, based in Providence, Rhode Island, is a national construction and facility management company.

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Gorham Manufacturing Company

The Gorham Manufacturing Company is one of the largest American manufacturers of sterling and silverplate and a foundry for bronze sculpture.

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Gothic fiction

Gothic fiction, which is largely known by the subgenre of Gothic horror, is a genre or mode of literature and film that combines fiction and horror, death, and at times romance.

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Gravity Games

The Gravity Games was a multi-sport competition originating in Providence, Rhode Island that was broken down into Winter and Summer adaptations.

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Greyhound Lines

Greyhound Lines, Inc., usually shortened to Greyhound, is an intercity bus common carrier serving over 3,800 destinations across North America.

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GTECH Corporation

GTECH Corporation was a gaming technology company based in Providence, Rhode Island, United States.

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Guatemala

Guatemala, officially the Republic of Guatemala (República de Guatemala), is a country in Central America bordered by Mexico to the north and west, the Pacific Ocean to the southwest, Belize to the northeast, the Caribbean to the east, Honduras to the east and El Salvador to the southeast.

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H. P. Lovecraft

Howard Phillips Lovecraft (August 20, 1890 – March 15, 1937) was an American writer who achieved posthumous fame through his influential works of horror fiction.

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Hardiness zone

A hardiness zone is a geographic area defined to encompass a certain range of climatic conditions relevant to plant growth and survival.

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Hartford, Connecticut

Hartford is the capital of the U.S. state of Connecticut.

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Hartford, Providence, Rhode Island

Hartford is a neighborhood located along the western edge of Providence, Rhode Island.

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Hasbro

Hasbro, Inc. (an abbreviation of its original name, Hassenfeld Brothers) is an American multinational toy and board game company, It is the largest toy maker in the world in terms of stock market value, and third largest with revenues of approximately $5.12 billion.

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Hispanic and Latino Americans

Hispanic Americans and Latino Americans (Estadounidenses hispanos) are people in the United States who are descendants of people from countries of Latin America and Spain.

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Homosexuality

Homosexuality is romantic attraction, sexual attraction or sexual behavior between members of the same sex or gender.

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Hope, Providence, Rhode Island

Hope is a neighborhood on the northern border of Providence, Rhode Island.

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Household silver

Household silver or silverware (the silver, the plate, or silver service) includes tableware, cutlery, and other household items made of sterling silver, Britannia silver, or Sheffield plate silver.

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Humid subtropical climate

A humid subtropical climate is a zone of climate characterized by hot and humid summers, and mild to cool winters.

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Hurricane Carol

Hurricane Carol was among the worst tropical cyclones on record to affect the states of Connecticut and Rhode Island in the United States.

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Improvisational theatre

Improvisational theatre, often called improv or impro, is the form of theatre, often comedy, in which most or all of what is performed is unplanned or unscripted: created spontaneously by the performers.

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Indian Americans

Indian Americans or Indo-Americans are Americans whose ancestry belongs to any of the many ethnic groups of the Republic of India.

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Industrial National Bank Building

111 Westminster Street (formerly the Bank of America Building, officially known as the Industrial National Bank Building, and commonly referred to as the Superman Building) is the tallest building in the city of Providence, Rhode Island, the tallest in the state of Rhode Island, and the 28th tallest in New England.

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Interstate 195 (Rhode Island–Massachusetts)

Interstate 195 (I-195) is an Interstate Highway running a combined in the U.S. states of Rhode Island and Massachusetts.

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Interstate 295 (Rhode Island–Massachusetts)

Interstate 295 (I-295), sometimes called the Providence Beltway, is an auxiliary Interstate Highway in the U.S. states of Rhode Island and Massachusetts; it is maintained by the Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) and the Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT).

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Interstate 95 in Rhode Island

Interstate 95 (I-95) is the main north–south Interstate Highway on the east coast of the United States, running generally southwest-northeast through the U.S. state of Rhode Island.

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Ivy League

The Ivy League is a collegiate athletic conference comprising sports teams from eight private universities in the Northeastern United States.

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Iway

The Iway is the $610 million project by the Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) to relocate the Interstate 195 and Interstate 95 intersection in Providence, Rhode Island.

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Jewellery

Jewellery (British English) or jewelry (American English)see American and British spelling differences consists of small decorative items worn for personal adornment, such as brooches, rings, necklaces, earrings, pendants, bracelets, and cufflinks.

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Jewelry District (Providence)

The Jewelry District is a neighborhood of Providence, Rhode Island located just south of Downtown between Interstate 195 and Henderson Street.

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Johnson & Wales University

Johnson & Wales University (JWU) is an American private, nonprofit, co-educational, career-oriented university with one main and three branch campuses located throughout the United States.

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Jorge Elorza

Jorge O. Elorza (born November 24, 1976) is an American law professor and mayor of Providence, Rhode Island.

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Köppen climate classification

The Köppen climate classification is one of the most widely used climate classification systems.

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Kennedy Plaza

Kennedy Plaza (formerly City Hall Park, Exchange Terrace, or Exchange Place) is a rectangular central plaza and the geographic center of the downtown Providence, Rhode Island.

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Korean Americans

Korean Americans (Hangul: 한국계 미국인, Hanja: 韓國系美國人, Hangukgye Migukin) are Americans of Korean heritage or descent, mostly from South Korea, and with a very small minority from North Korea, China, Japan and Post-Soviet states.

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La Salle Academy, Providence

La Salle Academy is an independent, co-educational Roman Catholic college preparatory day school located in the Elmhurst neighborhood of Providence, Rhode Island.

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Laotian Americans

Laotian Americans are Americans of Lao descent.

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Lincoln School (Providence, Rhode Island)

Lincoln School, Providence RI, is an independent, college preparatory school offering an all-girls educational program for Grades 1 through 12, with a co-educational Early Childhood program (Nursery through Kindergarten) and The Little School.

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List of capitals in the United States

Washington, D.C. has been the federal capital city of the United States since 1819.

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List of cities claimed to be built on seven hills

City of Seven Hills usually refers to Rome.

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List of counties in Rhode Island

This is a list of the five counties in the U.S. state of Rhode Island.

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List of Governors of Rhode Island

; Parties Chafee served in prior offices as a Republican, but ran for Governor as an independent.

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List of hospitals in Rhode Island

This is a list of hospitals in Rhode Island (U.S. state), sorted by hospital name.

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List of lieutenant governors of Rhode Island

The Lieutenant Governor of Rhode Island is Daniel McKee.

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List of metropolitan statistical areas

The United States Office of Management and Budget (OMB) has defined 383 metropolitan statistical areas (MSAs) for the United States and seven for Puerto Rico.

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List of most populous cities in the United States by decade

This list tracks and ranks the population of the top 10 largest cities and other urban places in the United States by decade, as reported by each decennial United States Census, starting with the 1790 Census.

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List of people from Providence, Rhode Island

The following list includes notable people who were born or have lived in Providence, Rhode Island.

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List of tallest buildings in Providence, Rhode Island

Providence, the capital of the U.S. state of Rhode Island and the third-largest city in New England, is home to 30 high-rises, 17 of which stand at least in height.

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List of U.S. cities with most pedestrian commuters

The following is a list of United States cities of 100,000+ inhabitants with the 50 highest rates of pedestrian commuting, according to data from the 2000 Census.

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List of United States cities by population

The following is a list of the most populous incorporated places of the United States.

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List of United States cities by population density

The following is a list of incorporated places in the United States with a population density of over 10,000 people per square mile.

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List of United States urban areas

This is a list of urban areas in the United States as defined by the United States Census Bureau, ordered according to their 2010 census populations.

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Logan International Airport

Logan International Airport, officially known as General Edward Lawrence Logan International Airport and also commonly known as Boston Logan International Airport, is an international airport in the East Boston neighborhood of Boston, Massachusetts, United States (and partly in the town of Winthrop, Massachusetts).

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Lower South Providence, Providence, Rhode Island

The Lower South Side (or Lower South Providence) is a neighborhood in the southern part of Providence, Rhode Island.

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Lusophone

Lusophones (lusófonos) are people who speak the Portuguese language, either as native speakers or as learners.

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Machine tool

A machine tool is a machine for shaping or machining metal or other rigid materials, usually by cutting, boring, grinding, shearing, or other forms of deformation.

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Magnet school

In the U.S. education system, magnet schools are public schools with specialized courses or curricula.

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Major League Soccer

Major League Soccer (MLS) is a men's professional soccer league sanctioned by U.S. Soccer that represents the sport's highest level in both the United States and Canada.

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Market House (Providence, Rhode Island)

The Market House is an historic three-story brick market house in Market Square, in the College Hill neighborhood of Providence, Rhode Island, USA.

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Market Square, Providence, Rhode Island

Market Square is a market square in Providence, Rhode Island.

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Massachusetts Bay Colony

The Massachusetts Bay Colony (1628–1691) was an English settlement on the east coast of North America in the 17th century around the Massachusetts Bay, the northernmost of the several colonies later reorganized as the Province of Massachusetts Bay.

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Massachusetts Port Authority

Massachusetts Port Authority (Massport) is a port authority in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.

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Mayor

In many countries, a mayor (from the Latin maior, meaning "bigger") is the highest-ranking official in a municipal government such as that of a city or a town.

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Mayor–council government

The mayor–council government system is a system of organization of local government.

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MBTA Commuter Rail

The MBTA Commuter Rail system serves as the commuter rail arm of the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority's transportation coverage of Greater Boston in the United States.

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Miriam Hospital

The Miriam Hospital is a private, not-for-profit hospital at 164 Summit Avenue in Providence, in the U.S. state of Rhode Island.

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Moses Brown School

Moses Brown School is a Quaker school located in Providence, Rhode Island offering pre-kindergarten through secondary school classes.

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Moshassuck River

The Moshassuck River is a river in the U.S. state of Rhode Island.

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Mount Hope, Providence, Rhode Island

Mount Hope is a neighborhood in northern Providence, Rhode Island.

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Mount Pleasant, Providence, Rhode Island

Mount Pleasant is a working-class residential neighborhood situated in the northwest of the city of Providence, Rhode Island.

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Narragansett Bay

Narragansett Bay is a bay and estuary on the north side of Rhode Island Sound covering 147 mi2 (380 km2), 120.5 mi2 (312 km2) in Rhode Island.

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Narragansett people

The Narragansett tribe are an Algonquian American Indian tribe from Rhode Island.

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National Basketball Association

The National Basketball Association (NBA) is a men's professional basketball league in North America; composed of 30 teams (29 in the United States and 1 in Canada).

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National Football League

The National Football League (NFL) is a professional American football league consisting of 32 teams, divided equally between the National Football Conference (NFC) and the American Football Conference (AFC).

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National Grid plc

National Grid plc is a British multinational electricity and gas utility company headquartered in Warwick, United Kingdom.

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National League

The National League of Professional Baseball Clubs, known simply as the National League (NL), is the older of two leagues constituting Major League Baseball (MLB) in the United States and Canada, and the world's oldest current professional team sports league.

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National Register of Historic Places

The National Register of Historic Places (NRHP) is the United States federal government's official list of districts, sites, buildings, structures, and objects deemed worthy of preservation for their historical significance.

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National Register of Historic Places listings in Providence, Rhode Island

This is a list of the National Register of Historic Places listings in Providence, Rhode Island.

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Neighborhoods in Providence, Rhode Island

The city of Providence, Rhode Island has 25 official neighborhoods.

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New Bedford, Massachusetts

New Bedford is a city in Bristol County, Massachusetts, United States.

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New England

New England is a geographical region comprising six states of the northeastern United States: Maine, Vermont, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Rhode Island and Connecticut.

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New England Patriots

The New England Patriots are a professional American football team based in the Greater Boston region.

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New England Revolution

The New England Revolution is an American professional soccer club based in the Greater Boston area that competes in Major League Soccer (MLS), in the Eastern Conference of the league.

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New Haven, Connecticut

New Haven is a coastal city in the U.S. state of Connecticut.

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New York Metropolitans

Metropolitan Club (New York Metropolitans or the Mets) was a 19th-century professional baseball team that played in New York City from 1880 to 1887.

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Newport, Rhode Island

Newport is a seaside city on Aquidneck Island in Newport County, Rhode Island, United States.

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Non-Hispanic whites

Non-Hispanic whites or whites not of Hispanic or Latino origin (commonly referred to as Anglo-Americans)Mish, Frederic C., Editor in Chief Webster's Tenth New Collegiate Dictionary Springfield, Massachusetts, U.S.A.:1994--Merriam-Webster See original definition (definition #1) of Anglo in English: It is defined as a synonym for Anglo-American--Page 86 are European Americans who are not of Hispanic or Latino origin/ethnicity, as defined by the United States Census Bureau.

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Nor'easter

A nor'easter (also northeaster; see below) is a macro-scale cyclone.

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Nordstrom

Nordstrom Inc. is an American-based chain of department stores, also operating in Canada and Puerto Rico, headquartered in Seattle, Washington.

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North America

North America is a continent entirely within the Northern Hemisphere and almost all within the Western Hemisphere; it is also considered by some to be a northern subcontinent of the Americas.

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North American Numbering Plan

The North American Numbering Plan (NANP) is a telephone numbering plan that encompasses 25 distinct regions in twenty countries primarily in North America, including the Caribbean and the U.S. territories.

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Old State House (Providence, Rhode Island)

The Old State House on College Hill in Providence, Rhode Island, known also as Providence Sixth District Court House, Providence Colony House, Providence County House, or Rhode Island State House is located on 150 Benefit Street.

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Olneyville, Providence, Rhode Island

Olneyville is a neighborhood in Providence, Rhode Island bordered by Atwells Avenue to the north, U.S. Route 6 to the south and Rhode Island Route 10 to the east.

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Omni Providence Hotel

The Omni Providence Hotel (formerly The Westin Providence) is a Neo-Traditionalist skyscraper in downtown Providence, Rhode Island.

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One Financial Plaza (Providence)

One Financial Plaza, also known as the Sovereign Bank Tower and formerly known as the Hospital Trust Tower, is an international-style skyscraper in the heart of downtown Providence, Rhode Island.

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Pawtucket Red Sox

The Pawtucket Red Sox (known colloquially as the PawSox) are the Minor League Baseball Triple-A affiliate of the Boston Red Sox and a member of the International League since 1973.

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Pawtucket, Rhode Island

Pawtucket is a city in Providence County, Rhode Island, United States.

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PDF

The Portable Document Format (PDF) is a file format developed in the 1990s to present documents, including text formatting and images, in a manner independent of application software, hardware, and operating systems.

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Per capita income

Per capita income or average income measures the average income earned per person in a given area (city, region, country, etc.) in a specified year.

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Peter Pan Bus Lines

Peter Pan Bus Lines is a long-distance/commuter bus carrier headquartered in Springfield, Massachusetts.

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Point Street Bridge

The Point Street Bridge is a movable bridge that crosses the Providence River in Providence, Rhode Island, carrying Point Street from the Jewelry District to Wickenden Street at the base of College Hill.

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Portland, Oregon

Portland is the largest city in the U.S. state of Oregon and the seat of Multnomah County.

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Post-industrial society

In sociology, the post-industrial society is the stage of society's development when the service sector generates more wealth than the manufacturing sector of the economy.

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Poverty threshold

The poverty threshold, poverty limit or poverty line is the minimum level of income deemed adequate in a particular country.

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Praia

Praia (lit. "beach", in both Portuguese and Cape Verdean Creole), is the capital and largest city of Cape Verde, an island nation in the Atlantic Ocean west of Senegal.

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Prospect Terrace Park

Prospect Terrace Park is a park located on Congdon Street in the College Hill neighborhood of Providence, Rhode Island.

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Providence Athenaeum

The Providence Athenaeum was founded as "The Athenaeum" in 1836 as an independent, member-supported library open to the public.

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Providence Biltmore

The Providence Biltmore Hotel is an upscale hotel that opened in 1922 as part of the Bowman-Biltmore Hotels chain.

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Providence Black Repertory Company

The Providence Black Repertory Company (Black Rep) was a 501c3 non profit arts organization based in Providence, Rhode Island, USA.

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Providence Bruins

The Providence Bruins are an ice hockey team in the American Hockey League (AHL), and are the primary development team for the Boston Bruins of the National Hockey League (NHL). They play at the Dunkin' Donuts Center in Providence, Rhode Island.

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Providence City Council

The Providence City Council is the fifteen-member legislative body of the city of Providence, Rhode Island.

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Providence City Hall

Providence City Hall is the center of the municipal government in Providence, Rhode Island, and is located at the southwest end of Kennedy Plaza.

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Providence College

Providence College (also known as Providence or PC) is a private, coeducational, Roman Catholic university located about two miles west of downtown Providence, Rhode Island, United States, the state's capital city.

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Providence County, Rhode Island

Providence County is the most populous county in the U.S. state of Rhode Island.

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Providence Grays

The Providence Grays were a Major League Baseball team based in Providence, Rhode Island who played in the National League from until.

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Providence Improv Guild

Providence Improv Guild (PIG) is an improvisational theatre in Providence, Rhode Island.

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Providence metropolitan area

The Providence metropolitan area is a region extending into eight counties in two states, and is the 39th largest metropolitan area in the United States.

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Providence Performing Arts Center

The Providence Performing Arts Center (PPAC) (formerly Loew's State Theatre and Palace Concert Theater) is a multi-use theater located at 220 Weybosset Street in Providence, Rhode Island.

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Providence Place

Providence Place is an urban shopping mall, currently owned by GGP Inc. It is located in downtown Providence, Rhode Island, near the Rhode Island State House and Providence Station, and by the interchange of I-95, I-195, U.S. 1 and U.S. 6.

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Providence Public Library

The Providence Public Library of Providence, Rhode Island was founded in 1875.

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Providence Public School District

The Providence Public School Department is the administrative force behind the primary public school district of Providence, Rhode Island.

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Providence Reds

The Providence Reds were a hockey team that played in the Canadian-American Hockey League (CAHL) between 1926 and 1936 and the American Hockey League (AHL) from 1936 to 1977, the last season of which they played as the Rhode Island Reds.

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Providence River

The city of Providence as seen from the Providence River at its confluence with the Narragansett Bay The Providence River is a tidal river in the U.S. state of Rhode Island.

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Providence station

Providence station is a railroad station in Providence, Rhode Island, served by Amtrak and MBTA Commuter Rail.

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Providence Steam Roller

The Providence Steam Roller (also referred to as the Providence Steam Rollers, the Providence Steamroller and the Providence Steamrollers) was a professional American football team based in Providence, Rhode Island in the National Football League from 1925 to 1931.

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Providence Steamrollers

The Providence Steamrollers were a Basketball Association of America team based in Providence, Rhode Island.

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Puerto Rico

Puerto Rico (Spanish for "Rich Port"), officially the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico (Estado Libre Asociado de Puerto Rico, "Free Associated State of Puerto Rico") and briefly called Porto Rico, is an unincorporated territory of the United States located in the northeast Caribbean Sea.

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Race and ethnicity in the United States Census

Race and ethnicity in the United States Census, defined by the federal Office of Management and Budget (OMB) and the United States Census Bureau, are self-identification data items in which residents choose the race or races with which they most closely identify, and indicate whether or not they are of Hispanic or Latino origin (the only categories for ethnicity).

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Rebranding

Rebranding is a marketing strategy in which a new name, term, symbol, design, or combination thereof is created for an established brand with the intention of developing a new, differentiated identity in the minds of consumers, investors, competitors, and other stakeholders.

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Reformed Baptists

Reformed Baptists (sometimes known as Particular Baptists or Calvinistic Baptists) are Baptists that hold to a Calvinist soteriology.

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Rhode Island

Rhode Island, officially the State of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations, is a state in the New England region of the United States.

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Rhode Island Auditorium

Rhode Island Auditorium was an indoor arena in Providence, Rhode Island, at 1111 North Main Street.

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Rhode Island College

Rhode Island College (RIC) is a public, coeducational college in Providence, Rhode Island, founded in 1854, it is the second oldest college in Rhode Island, after Brown University.

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Rhode Island General Assembly

The State of Rhode Island General Assembly is the state legislature of the U.S. state of Rhode Island.

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Rhode Island Hospital

Rhode Island Hospital is a private, not-for-profit hospital located in Providence in the U.S. state of Rhode Island.

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Rhode Island Philharmonic Orchestra

The Rhode Island Philharmonic Orchestra (RIPO) is a professional orchestra in Rhode Island.

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Rhode Island Public Transit Authority

The Rhode Island Public Transit Authority (RIPTA) provides public transportation, primarily buses, in the state of Rhode Island.

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Rhode Island Rebellion

The Rhode Island Rebellion are an American semi-professional rugby league football team based in Providence, Rhode Island.

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Rhode Island Route 146

Route 146, also known as the Louisquisset Pike, the Eddie Dowling Highway, and the North Smithfield Expressway, is a long numbered state highway located in Providence County, Rhode Island, United States.

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Rhode Island School of Design

Rhode Island School of Design (RISD) is a fine arts and design college located in Providence, in the U.S. state of Rhode Island.

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Rhode Island School of Design Museum

Museum of Art, Rhode Island School of Design (RISD Museum) is an art museum in Providence affiliated with the Rhode Island School of Design, in the U.S. state of Rhode Island.

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Rhode Island State House

The Rhode Island State House is the capitol of the U.S. state of Rhode Island.

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Rhoticity in English

Rhoticity in English refers to English speakers' pronunciation of the historical rhotic consonant, and is one of the most prominent distinctions by which varieties of English can be classified.

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Rocky Marciano

Rocco Francis Marchegiano (September 1, 1923 – August 31, 1969), best known as Rocky Marciano, was an American professional boxer who competed from 1947 to 1955.

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Roger Williams

Roger Williams (c. 21 December 1603 – between 27 January and 15 March 1683) was a Puritan minister, English Reformed theologian, and Reformed Baptist who founded the Colony of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations.

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Roger Williams Medical Center

The Roger Williams Medical Center (RWMC) is a university-affiliated teaching hospital in Providence, Rhode Island.

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Roger Williams National Memorial

The Roger Williams National Memorial is a landscaped urban park located on a common lot of the original settlement of Providence, Rhode Island, established by Roger Williams in 1636, bounded by North Main, Canal, and Smith Streets, and Park Row.

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Roger Williams Park

Roger Williams Park is an elaborately landscaped city park in Providence, Rhode Island and a historic district listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

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Roger Williams University

Roger Williams University (RWU) is a private, coeducational American liberal arts university located on in Bristol, Rhode Island, on Mt.

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Roller derby

Roller derby is a contact sport played by two teams of five members roller skating counter-clockwise around a track.

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Rugby league

Rugby league football is a full-contact sport played by two teams of thirteen players on a rectangular field.

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Sam Adams (Oregon politician)

Samuel Francis "Sam" Adams (born September 3, 1963) is an American politician who is the former mayor of Portland, Oregon.

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Santo Domingo

Santo Domingo (meaning "Saint Dominic"), officially Santo Domingo de Guzmán, is the capital and largest city in the Dominican Republic and the largest metropolitan area in the Caribbean by population.

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Sarah Helen Whitman

Sarah Helen Power Whitman (January 19, 1803 – June 27, 1878) was a poet, essayist, transcendentalist, Spiritualist and a romantic interest of Edgar Allan Poe.

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Scituate Reservoir

The Scituate Reservoir is the largest inland body of water in the state of Rhode Island.

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SeaStreak

SeaStreak is a private ferry company operating in the Port of New York and New Jersey and in New England.

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Sectional center facility

A destination Sectional Center Facility (SCF) is a Processing and Distribution Center (P&DC) of the United States Postal Service (USPS) that serves a designated geographical area defined by one or more three-digit ZIP Code prefixes.

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Silver Lake, Providence, Rhode Island

Silver Lake is a neighborhood on the western edge of Providence, Rhode Island.

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Sister city

Twin towns or sister cities are a form of legal or social agreement between towns, cities, counties, oblasts, prefectures, provinces, regions, states, and even countries in geographically and politically distinct areas to promote cultural and commercial ties.

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Skyway

A skyway, skybridge, or skywalk is a type of pedway consisting of an enclosed or covered footbridge between two or more buildings in an urban area.

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Smith Hill, Providence, Rhode Island

Smith Hill is a neighborhood in Providence, Rhode Island.

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South Side, Providence, Rhode Island

The South Side of Providence, Rhode Island, originally South Providence, is a term frequently used to describe the collective region comprising the official neighborhoods of Upper and Lower South Providence, Elmwood and the West End.

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Soviet submarine K-77

K-77 was a "Project 651" (also known by its NATO reporting name of) cruise missile submarine of the Soviet Navy.

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Springfield, Massachusetts

Springfield is a city in western New England, and the historical seat of Hampden County, Massachusetts, United States.

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St. Peter's Basilica

The Papal Basilica of St.

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Storm surge

A storm surge, storm flood or storm tide is a coastal flood or tsunami-like phenomenon of rising water commonly associated with low pressure weather systems (such as tropical cyclones and strong extratropical cyclones), the severity of which is affected by the shallowness and orientation of the water body relative to storm path, as well as the timing of tides.

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Suburbanization

Suburbanization is a population shift from central urban areas into suburbs, resulting in the formation of (sub)urban sprawl.

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T. F. Green Airport

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T. F. Green Airport station

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Target Corporation

Target Corporation is the second-largest department store retailer in the United States, behind Walmart, and is a component of the S&P 500 Index.

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Termite

Termites are eusocial insects that are classified at the taxonomic rank of infraorder Isoptera, or as epifamily Termitoidae within the cockroach order Blattodea.

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Textile manufacturing

Textile manufacturing is a major industry.

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Textron

Textron is an American global aerospace, defense, security and advanced technologies industrial conglomerate.

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Textron Tower

The Textron Tower, formerly the Old Stone Tower, is an International-style skyscraper in downtown Providence, Rhode Island.

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The American Band

The American Band is a community band based in Providence, Rhode Island.

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Thirteen Colonies

The Thirteen Colonies were a group of British colonies on the east coast of North America founded in the 17th and 18th centuries that declared independence in 1776 and formed the United States of America.

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Three-decker (house)

A certain type of three-story apartment building is often called a three-decker or triple-decker in the United States.

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Time Squared Academy

Times2 STEM Academy is a charter school in Providence, Rhode Island that specializes in teaching science, technology, engineering, and mathematics.

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Tony Award

The Antoinette Perry Award for Excellence in Broadway Theatre, more commonly known as the Tony Award, recognizes excellence in live Broadway theatre.

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Townhouse

A townhouse, or town house as used in North America, Asia, Australia, South Africa and parts of Europe, is a type of terraced housing.

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Trauma center

A trauma center (or trauma centre) is a hospital equipped and staffed to provide care for patients suffering from major traumatic injuries such as falls, motor vehicle collisions, or gunshot wounds.

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Trinity Repertory Company

Trinity Repertory Company (commonly abbreviated as Trinity Rep) is a non-profit regional theater located at 201 Washington Street in Providence, Rhode Island.

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Tropical cyclone

A tropical cyclone is a rapidly rotating storm system characterized by a low-pressure center, a closed low-level atmospheric circulation, strong winds, and a spiral arrangement of thunderstorms that produce heavy rain.

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U.S. state

A state is a constituent political entity of the United States.

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United Natural Foods

United Natural Foods, Incorporated, also known as UNFI, is a distributor of natural and organic foods, specialty foods, and related products in the United States and Canada.

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United States

The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S.) or America, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions.

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United States Bill of Rights

The Bill of Rights is the first ten amendments to the United States Constitution.

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United States Census Bureau

The United States Census Bureau (USCB; officially the Bureau of the Census, as defined in Title) is a principal agency of the U.S. Federal Statistical System, responsible for producing data about the American people and economy.

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United States Constitution

The United States Constitution is the supreme law of the United States.

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United States Department of Agriculture

The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), also known as the Agriculture Department, is the U.S. federal executive department responsible for developing and executing federal laws related to farming, forestry, and food.

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United States Department of Veterans Affairs

The United States Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is a federal Cabinet-level agency that provides near-comprehensive healthcare services to eligible military veterans at VA medical centers and outpatient clinics located throughout the country; several non-healthcare benefits including disability compensation, vocational rehabilitation, education assistance, home loans, and life insurance; and provides burial and memorial benefits to eligible veterans and family members at 135 national cemeteries.

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United States District Court for the District of Rhode Island

The United States District Court for the District of Rhode Island (in case citations, D.R.I.) is the Federal district court whose jurisdiction is the state of Rhode Island.

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United States Geological Survey

The United States Geological Survey (USGS, formerly simply Geological Survey) is a scientific agency of the United States government.

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University Hall (Brown University)

The University Hall (1770) at Brown University is the first and oldest building on campus located in Providence, Rhode Island.

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University of Rhode Island

The University of Rhode Island, commonly referred to as URI, is the flagship public research as well as the land grant and sea grant university for the state of Rhode Island.

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Upper South Providence, Providence, Rhode Island

Upper South Providence is an official neighborhood in the South Side in the city of Providence, Rhode Island.

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USA Rugby League

The USA Rugby League (USARL) is the official governing body for rugby league in the USA and runs a rugby league football competition in the United States.

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Verizon Communications

Verizon Communications Inc., or simply Verizon, is an American multinational telecommunications conglomerate and a corporate component of the Dow Jones Industrial Average.

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Veterans Memorial Auditorium (Providence, Rhode Island)

Veterans Memorial Auditorium (The VETS; formerly VMA) is a performing arts theater in Providence, Rhode Island.

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Victorian architecture

Victorian architecture is a series of architectural revival styles in the mid-to-late 19th century.

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Walmart

Walmart Inc. (formerly branded as Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.) is an American multinational retail corporation that operates a chain of hypermarkets, discount department stores, and grocery stores.

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Wanskuck, Providence, Rhode Island

Wanskuck is a neighborhood in the northern edge of Providence, Rhode Island.

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Warwick, Rhode Island

Warwick (locally) is a city in Kent County, Rhode Island, the second largest city in the state with a population of 82,672 at the 2010 census.

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Washington Park, Providence, Rhode Island

The community of Washington Park spans the cities of Providence and Cranston.

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WaterFire

WaterFire is an award-winning sculpture by Barnaby Evans presented on the rivers of downtown Providence, RI.

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Waterplace

Waterplace is the name of a high-rise residential condominium project in Providence, Rhode Island.

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Waterplace Park

Waterplace Park is an urban park situated along the Woonasquatucket River in downtown Providence, Rhode Island.

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Wayland Square

Wayland Square is a historic area on the East Side of Providence, Rhode Island near Brown University and the Rhode Island School of Design.

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West End, Providence, Rhode Island

The West End is a neighborhood in the southwestern part of Providence, Rhode Island in the region often referred to as the South Side.

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Westminster Arcade

The Westminster Arcade (also known as the Providence Arcade, Arcade Providence, or The Arcade) is a historic shopping center at 130 Westminster Street and 65 Weybosset Street in downtown Providence, Rhode Island built in 1828.

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Wheeler School

The Wheeler School is a coeducational independent day school located on the East Side of Providence, Rhode Island, U. S. The school serves students from the nursery level through twelfth-grade.

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White Americans

White Americans are Americans who are descendants from any of the white racial groups of Europe, the Middle East, and North Africa, or in census statistics, those who self-report as white based on having majority-white ancestry.

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Wickford Junction station

Wickford Junction station is a commuter rail station located in North Kingstown, Rhode Island, United States.

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Women & Infants Hospital of Rhode Island

Women & Infants Hospital of Rhode Island is a women and infants' hospital in Providence, Rhode Island.

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Woonasquatucket River

The Woonasquatucket River (pronounced, Algonquian for "where the salt water ends") is a river in the U.S. state of Rhode Island.

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Worcester, Massachusetts

Worcester is a city and the county seat of Worcester County, Massachusetts, United States.

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World music

World music (also called global music or international music) is a musical category encompassing many different styles of music from around the globe, which includes many genres including some forms of Western music represented by folk music, as well as selected forms of ethnic music, indigenous music, neotraditional music, and music where more than one cultural tradition, such as ethnic music and Western popular music, intermingle.

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X Games

The X Games is an annual extreme sports event hosted, produced, and broadcast by ESPN.

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Zoo

A zoo (short for zoological garden or zoological park and also called an animal park or menagerie) is a facility in which all animals are housed within enclosures, displayed to the public, and in which they may also breed.

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1884 World Series

In baseball, the 1884 World Series was a post-season championship series between the Providence Grays of the National League and the New York Metropolitans of the American Association at the Polo Grounds in New York City.

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1938 New England hurricane

The 1938 New England Hurricane (also referred to as the Great New England Hurricane, Long Island Express, and Yankee Clipper) was one of the deadliest and most destructive tropical cyclones to strike Long Island, New York and New England.

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2000 United States Census

The Twenty-second United States Census, known as Census 2000 and conducted by the Census Bureau, determined the resident population of the United States on April 1, 2000, to be 281,421,906, an increase of 13.2% over the 248,709,873 people enumerated during the 1990 Census.

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2010 United States Census

The 2010 United States Census (commonly referred to as the 2010 Census) is the twenty-third and most recent United States national census.

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50 Kennedy Plaza

50 Kennedy Plaza (formerly known as Fleet Center) is a Postmodern skyscraper in Providence, Rhode Island.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Providence,_Rhode_Island

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