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Little Rock   /lˈɪtəl rɑk/   Listen
Little Rock

noun
1.
The state capital and largest city of Arkansas in the central part of Arkansas on the Arkansas River.  Synonym: capital of Arkansas.






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"Little Rock" Quotes from Famous Books



... dear little rock; a great clumsy boulder came rolling by in the last storm, and knocked all its head off, and rubbed off all its flowers. And now I must plant it again with seaweeds, and coralline, and anemones, and I will make it the prettiest little rock-garden ...
— The Water-Babies - A Fairy Tale for a Land-Baby • Charles Kingsley

... two Fathers who voted, nay, constituting a minority of two, acted according to their right, and it was not questioned. These Fathers were Monsignor Louis Riccio, Bishop of Casazzio, in the kingdom of Naples, and the Right Rev, Edward Fitzgerald, Bishop of Petricola (Little Rock, Arkansas), in the United States of America. Immediately after the confirmation of the "Constitution," these two prelates, advancing to the Papal chair, solemnly declared their adhesion to the act of the council. The four dissentient cardinals—Rauscher, Schwarzenberg, Mathieu and Hohenlohe—who ...
— Pius IX. And His Time • The Rev. AEneas MacDonell

... "it's easy. You just place a little rock on a big one, and you each stand on the line with rocks in your hand, an' take turns trying to knock the little one ...
— Half-Past Seven Stories • Robert Gordon Anderson

... "Beloved birth-pang of Leto." When Leto was about to give birth to her twin children and no land would receive her, the little rock of Delos pitied her and ...
— The Iphigenia in Tauris • Euripides



Words linked to "Little Rock" :   Arkansas, ar, state capital, capital of Arkansas, Land of Opportunity



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