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{adj: care-laden, heavy-laden} burdened by cares
"all ye that labor and are heavy-laden"-Matt.11:28

{adj: eleven, 11, xi} being one more than ten

{adj: unclean, impure} ritually unclean or impure
"and the swine...is unclean to you"-Leviticus 11:3
<-> clean

{adv: ante meridiem, A.M.} before noon
"let's meet at 11 A.M."

{adv: therewith} with that or this or it
"I have learned that whatever state I am, therewith to be content"- Phil.4:11

{n: 9/11, 9-11, September 11, Sept. 11, Sep 11} the day in 2001 when Arab suicide bombers hijacked United States airliners and used them as bombs

{n: American football, American football game} a game played by two teams of 11 players on a rectangular field 100 yards long; teams try to get possession of the ball and advance it across the opponents goal line in a series of (running or passing) plays

{n: Black September Movement} a former Palestinian terrorist organization (now merged with Fatah Revolutionary Council) that assassinated the Prime Minister of Jordan and during the 1972 Olympic Games in Munich killed 11 Israeli athletes

{n: Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, DARPA} the central research and development organization for the United States Department of Defense; responsible for developing new surveillance technologies since 9/11

{n: Home Loan Bank} one of 11 regional banks that monitor and make short-term credit advances to thrift institutions in their region

{n: Leiden, Leyden} a city in the western Netherlands; residence of the Pilgrim Fathers for 11 years before they sailed for America in 1620

{n: Martinmas, St Martin's Day, 11 November} the feast of Saint Martin; a quarter day in Scotland

{n: Meuse, Meuse River, Argonne, Argonne Forest, Meuse-Argonne, Meuse-Argonne operation} an American operation in World War I (1918); American troops under Pershing drove back the German armies which were saved only by the armistice on November 11

{n: Pleistocene, Pleistocene epoch, Glacial epoch} from two million to 11 thousand years ago; extensive glaciation of the northern hemisphere; the time of human evolution

{n: Remembrance Day, Remembrance Sunday, Poppy Day} the Sunday nearest to November 11 when those who died in World War I and World War II are commemorated

{n: Tower of Babel, Babel} (Genesis 11:1-11) a tower built by Noah's descendants (probably in Babylon) who intended it to reach up to heaven; God foiled them by confusing their language so they could no longer understand one another

{n: Veterans Day, Veterans' Day, Armistice Day, November 11} a legal holiday in the United States; formerly Armistice Day but called Veterans' Day since 1954

{n: World Trade Center, WTC, twin towers} twin skyscrapers 110 stories high in New York City; built in 1970 to 1973; destroyed by a terrorist attack on September 11, 2001

{n: craps} a gambling game played with two dice; a first throw of 7 or 11 wins and a first throw of 2, 3, or 12 loses and a first throw of any other number must be repeated to win before a 7 is thrown, which loses the bet and the dice

{n: cricket} a game played with a ball and bat by two teams of 11 players; teams take turns trying to score runs

{n: duodecimal digit} a digit from 0 to 11 in duodecimal notation

{n: eleven, 11, XI} the cardinal number that is the sum of ten and one

{n: eleven-plus, 11-plus} (formerly in England) an examination taken by 11 and 12 year old students to select suitable candidates for grammar school

{n: eleventh} position 11 in a countable series of things

{n: junior school} British school for children aged 7-11

{n: leading indicator} one of 11 indicators for different sections of the economy; used by the Department of Commerce to predict economic trends in the near future

{n: natural} (craps) a first roll of 7 or 11 that immediately wins the stake

{n: prime time} the hours between 7 and 11 p.m. when the largest tv audience is available

{n: report, news report, story, account, write up} a short account of the news
"the report of his speech"
"the story was on the 11 o'clock news"
"the account of his speech that was given on the evening news made the governor furious"

{n: soccer, association football} a football game in which two teams of 11 players try to kick or head a ball into the opponents' goal

{n: sodium, Na, atomic number 11} a silvery soft waxy metallic element of the alkali metal group; occurs abundantly in natural compounds (especially in salt water); burns with a yellow flame and reacts violently in water; occurs in sea water and in the mineral halite (rock salt)

{n: storm, violent storm} a violent weather condition with winds 64-72 knots (11 on the Beaufort scale) and precipitation and thunder and lightening

{n: troposphere} the lowest atmospheric layer; from 4 to 11 miles high (depending on latitude)

{v: drop} lose (a game)
"The Giants dropped 11 of their first 13"

{v: leave, leave behind} be survived by after one's death
"He left six children"
"At her death, she left behind her husband and 11 cats"

{v: leave} have left or have as a remainder
"That left the four of us"
"19 minus 8 leaves 11"

{v: menstruate, flow} undergo menstruation
"She started menstruating at the age of 11"

{v: transit} pass across (a sign or house of the zodiac) or pass across (the disk of a celestial body or the meridian of a place)
"The comet will transit on September 11"

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