Maine
I. biographical name Sir Henry James Sumner 1822-1888 English jurist II. geographical name 1. state NE United States capital Augusta area 33,265 square miles (86,156 square kilometers), population 1,274,923 2. (or Le Maine) region & former province NW France S of Normandy capital Le Mans 3. — see MayenneMainer noun

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  • Maine — • Commonly known as the Pine Tree State, but is sometimes called the Star in the East Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Maine     Maine      …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • MAINE — MAINE, northernmost New England state, had an estimated Jewish population of 9,300 out of a total of 1,277,000 (0.7%) in 2001. More than 7,000 lived in the southern part of the State (in Portland, the largest city, Biddeford, Saco, Brunswick, and …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Maine — [meɪn ]; s: Bundesstaat der USA. * * * I Maine   [meɪn], Abkürzung Me., postamtlich ME, Bundesstaat im Nordosten der USA, an der Grenze zu Kanada, 91 653 km2, (1999) 1,253 Mio. Einwohner (1950: 913 800 Einwohner). Hauptstadt ist Augusta.… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • mâine — MẤINE adv. În ziua care urmează celei de azi. ♢ loc. adj. De mâine = a) din ziua următoare celei de azi; b) din viitorul apropiat. ♢ expr. Pe mâine, formulă de salut la despărţire, indicând o reîntâlnire în ziua următoare. ♦ În viitorul apropiat; …   Dicționar Român

  • Maine — es uno de los estados que conforman los Estados Unidos y recibe su nombre de la provincia francesa de Maine. Se encuentra situado en la zona de Nueva Inglaterra, situada en el noreste de Estados Unidos; limita al norte y al este con la provincia… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Maine — (m[=a]n), prop. n. One of the New England States. [1913 Webster] {Maine law}, any law prohibiting the manufacture and sale of intoxicating beverages, esp. one resembling that enacted in the State of Maine. At present, the state of Maine sells… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Maine — état du N. E. des États Unis, (Nouvelle Angleterre), baigné par l Atlantique, à la frontière canadienne; 86 027 km²; 1 228 000 hab.; cap. Augusta. Forêts de conifères. Pêche lacustre et marit. Tourisme. Encycl. Hist. Cette région, que visitèrent… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • mainé — mainé, ée (entrée créée par le supplément) (mè né, née) adj. Mot employé par plusieurs coutumes pour signifier puîné, cadet, cadette, MERLIN, Répert. de jurisp. au mot mainé. ÉTYMOLOGIE    C est l anc. franç. mainsné, de mains ou moins, moins, et …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • Maine — ME a state in the northeast of the US, next to the Atlantic coast and the border with Canada. Maine is the largest state in ↑New England, and is famous for its beautiful forests, mountains, and coast …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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