Portland
I. biographical name Duke of — see Bentinck II. geographical name 1. city & port SW Maine on Casco Bay population 64,249 2. city & port NW Oregon at confluence of Columbia & Willamette rivers population 529,121 • Portlander noun

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  • Portland — has many meanings. It is the name of numerous cities, the largest of which is Portland, Oregon, in the United States. The name originated with the Isle of Portland, in Dorset, United Kingdom. It applies to people, buildings, passenger trains,… …   Wikipedia

  • Portland — ist der Name folgender Orte: Vereinigte Staaten: Portland (Oregon), Großstadt Portland (Arkansas) Portland (Connecticut) Portland (Indiana) Portland (Iowa) Portland (Maine) Portland (Michigan) Portland (New York) Portland (North Dakota) Portland… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Portland — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Para otros usos de este término, véase Pórtland. Portland tiene varios significados: Contenido 1 Ciudades y localidades (por país) 2 Equipos deportivos 3 …   Wikipedia Español

  • Portland — Portland, AR U.S. city in Arkansas Population (2000): 552 Housing Units (2000): 247 Land area (2000): 1.079964 sq. miles (2.797093 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 1.079964 sq. miles (2.797093 sq …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • portland — [ pɔrtlɑ̃d ] n. m. • 1876; ciment de Portland 1868; pierre de Portland 1725; n. pr. angl. ♦ Techn. Ciment artificiel très résistant, obtenu par cuisson de calcaire et d argile dont les produits sont finement pulvérisés. Appos. Du ciment Portland …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • PORTLAND — PORTLAND, Oregon s largest city with a population of approximately 1.5 million, situated at the confluence of the Willamette and Columbia rivers on the west coast of the United States; Jewish population (2005) approximately 25,000. The earliest… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Pórtland — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Para otros usos de este término, véase Portland. Pórtland tiene varios significados: General Piedra de Pórtland, piedra caliza hallada en la isla de Pórtland, en el condado de Dorset (Inglaterra). Cemento de Pórtland …   Wikipedia Español

  • portland — V. «cemento Portland». * * * Pórtland. □ V. cemento de Pórtland. * * * VER cemento portland * * * I (as used in expressions) Chase, Salmon P(ortland) portland, cemento …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • portland — PÓRTLAND, s.n. Ciment obţinut prin pulverizarea unui amestec de argilă şi de cretă calcinată. – Din fr. portland. Trimis de baron, 13.09.2007. Sursa: DEX 98  pórtland s. n. (sil. mf. port ) Trimis de siveco, 10.08.2004. Sursa: Dicţionar… …   Dicționar Român

  • Portland — V. «cemento Portland». * * * Pórtland. □ V. cemento de Pórtland. * * * C. del NE de E.U.A., en el SO del estado de Maine; 64 358 h (área metropolitana, 106 599 h). C. del NO de E.U.A., en el estado de Oregón; 437 319 h. Centro de comunicaciones… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Portland — in Portland cement, 1720, named by its inventor, Eng. mason Joseph Aspdin, from resemblance of the color to the stone of Portland peninsula on the coast of Dorsetshire …   Etymology dictionary

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