adjective Etymology: Anglo-French *moliné, from molin mill, from Late Latin molinum — more at mill Date: 1562 of a heraldic cross having the end of each arm forked and recurved — see cross illustration

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  • Moline — ist der Name mehrerer Orte in den Vereinigten Staaten: Moline (Illinois) Moline (Kansas) Moline (Michigan) Moline (Ohio) Moline (Texas) Moline Acres (Missouri) Moline Township (Rock Island County, Illinois) Siehe auch: Moline, ehemalige US… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Moline — may refer to: Places In the United States: Moline, Illinois the largest city of that name in the U.S. Moline Township, Rock Island County, Illinois Moline, Kansas Moline, Michigan Moline, Ohio Other uses Moline Knight, an early American… …   Wikipedia

  • Moline — Moline, IL U.S. city in Illinois Population (2000): 43768 Housing Units (2000): 19487 Land area (2000): 15.599444 sq. miles (40.402373 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.221527 sq. miles (0.573752 sq. km) Total area (2000): 15.820971 sq. miles… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • moline — [mō′lin, mō līn′] adj. [< Anglo Fr * moliné < OFr molin, a mill < VL * molinum, for LL molina,MILL1: from its resemblance to the iron support for the upper millstone] designating a cross with each arm forked and curved back at the end [a …   English World dictionary

  • Moline — Mo line, n. [L. molina mill, fr. molere to grind. See {Mill}.] The crossed iron that supports the upper millstone by resting on the spindle; a millrind. [1913 Webster] {Cross moline} (Her.), a cross each arm of which is divided at the end into… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Moliné — Moliné, Moliner Nom catalan. Désigne celui qui s occupe d un moulin, mais pas forcément d un moulin à farine. Il existait en effet autrefois de nombreux moulins à vocation artisanale, voire industrielle, notamment ceux des forges catalanes… …   Noms de famille

  • Moline — (spr. mōlin), Stadt und Bahnknotenpunkt im nordamerikan. Staat Illinois, Grafschaft Rock Island, am Mississippi, Rock Island (s. d.) gegenüber, hat eine Irrenanstalt, Kohlengruben, Ackergerätfabrikation und (1900) 17,248 Einw …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Moline — (spr. mohlĭn), Stadt im nordamerik. Staate Illinois, am Mississippi, (1900) 17.248 E.; Eisenwerke …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • moline — /moh lin, moh luyn /, adj. Heraldry. (of a cross) having arms of equal length, split and curved back at the ends, used esp. as the cadency mark of an eighth son: a cross moline. See illus. under cross. [1555 65; < AF *moliné, equiv. to molin… …   Universalium

  • Moline —  Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différentes localités partageant un même nom. Moline peut désigner : Un toponyme Moline (Illinois) Moline (Kansas) Moline (Michigan) Moline (Ohio) Un patronyme Pierre Louis Moline,… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Moline — /moh leen /, n. a city in NW Illinois, on the Mississippi. 45,709. * * * ▪ Illinois, United States       city, Rock Island county, northwestern Illinois, U.S. It lies on the Mississippi River (there bridged to Iowa). With East Moline and Rock… …   Universalium

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