geographical name city W central North Carolina population 37,222

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  • Hickory — bezeichnet: eine Pflanze, siehe Hickory (Pflanze) eine Variante des Golfsports, siehe Hickory Golf Orte in den Vereinigten Staaten: Hickory (Alabama) Hickory (Kentucky) Hickory (Louisiana) Hickory (Maryland) Hickory (Mississippi) Hickory (North… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • hickory — [ ikɔri ] n. m. • 1798; hickories 1707; en angl.XVIIe; abrév. de pohickery, mot amérindien de Virginie ♦ Arbre de grande taille (juglandacées), voisin du noyer. ⇒ pacanier. Hickory blanc. Bois de hickory. Ski, canoë en hickory. ⇒HICKORY, subst.… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Hickory — puede referirse a las siguientes localidades de Estados Unidos: Hickory (Misisipi) Hickory (Carolina del Norte) Hickory (Oklahoma) Hickory (Pensilvania) Condado de Hickory (Misuri) Hickory Creek (Texas) Hickory Flat (Misisipi) Véase también… …   Wikipedia Español

  • Hickory — Hickory, NC U.S. city in North Carolina Population (2000): 37222 Housing Units (2000): 16571 Land area (2000): 28.068538 sq. miles (72.697177 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.007093 sq. miles (0.018370 sq. km) Total area (2000): 28.075631 sq. miles… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Hickory — Hick o*ry, n. [North American Indian pawcohiccora (Capt. J. Smith) a kind of milk or oily liquor pressed from pounded hickory nuts. Pohickory is named in a list of Virginia trees, in 1653, and this was finally shortened to hickory. J. H. Trumbull …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • *hickory — ● hickory nom masculin (anglais hickory, de l algonquin pohickery) Arbre de l Amérique du Nord, très voisin de nos noyers, au bois très lourd et très résistant servant à faire des manches d outils, des bois de chaises, etc. ● hickory (synonymes)… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • hickory — 1670s, Amer.Eng., from Algonquian (perhaps Powhatan), shortening of pockerchicory or a similar name for this species of walnut. Old Hickory as the nickname of U.S. politician Andrew Jackson is first recorded 1827 …   Etymology dictionary

  • hickory — ► NOUN 1) a chiefly North American tree which yields tough, heavy wood and bears edible nuts. 2) a stick made of hickory wood. ORIGIN from pohickery, the local Virginian name, from Algonquian …   English terms dictionary

  • hickory — ☆ hickory [hik′ə rē, hik′rē ] n. pl. hickories [contr. < 17th c. pohickery (Virginian term) < AmInd term recorded by SMITH Captain John as pawcohiccora, product made from crushed kernels of the nut] 1. any of a genus (Carya) of North… …   English World dictionary

  • Hickory — Hickory, Pflanzengattung, s. Carya …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Hickory — Hickory, s. Nutzhölzer und Schiffbauhölzer …   Lexikon der gesamten Technik

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