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4 definitions found
 for Between
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Between \Be*tween"\, n.
     Intermediate time or space; interval. [Poetic & R.] --Shak.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Between \Be*tween"\, prep. [OE. bytwene, bitweonen, AS.
     betwe['o]nan, betwe['o]num; prefix be- by + a form fr. AS.
     tw[=a] two, akin to Goth. tweihnai two apiece. See Twain,
     and cf. Atween, Betwixt.]
     1. In the space which separates; betwixt; as, New York is
        between Boston and Philadelphia.
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     2. Used in expressing motion from one body or place to
        another; from one to another of two.
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              If things should go so between them.  --Bacon.
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     3. Belonging in common to two; shared by both.
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              Castor and Pollux with only one soul between them.
                                                    --Locke.
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     4. Belonging to, or participated in by, two, and involving
        reciprocal action or affecting their mutual relation; as,
        opposition between science and religion.
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              An intestine struggle, open or secret, between
              authority and liberty.                --Hume.
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     5. With relation to two, as involved in an act or attribute
        of which another is the agent or subject; as, to judge
        between or to choose between courses; to distinguish
        between you and me; to mediate between nations.
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     6. In intermediate relation to, in respect to time, quantity,
        or degree; as, between nine and ten o'clock.
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     Between decks, the space, or in the space, between the
        decks of a vessel.
  
     Between ourselves, Between you and me, Between
     themselves, in confidence; with the understanding that the
        matter is not to be communicated to others.
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     Syn: Between, Among.
  
     Usage: Between etymologically indicates only two; as, a
            quarrel between two men or two nations; to be between
            two fires, etc. It is however extended to more than
            two in expressing a certain relation.
  
                  I . . . hope that between public business,
                  improving studies, and domestic pleasures,
                  neither melancholy nor caprice will find any
                  place for entrance.               --Johnson.
            [1913 Webster] Among implies a mass or collection of
            things or persons, and always supposes more than two;
            as, the prize money was equally divided among the
            ship's crew.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  between
      adv 1: in the interval; "dancing all the dances with little rest
             between" [syn: between, betwixt]
      2: in between; "two houses with a tree between" [syn: between,
         'tween]

From U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000) :

  Between, GA -- U.S. town in Georgia
     Population (2000):    148
     Housing Units (2000): 63
     Land area (2000):     0.868533 sq. miles (2.249491 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    0.868533 sq. miles (2.249491 sq. km)
     FIPS code:            07640
     Located within:       Georgia (GA), FIPS 13
     Location:             33.813956 N, 83.809170 W
     ZIP Codes (1990):    
     Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
     Headwords:
      Between, GA
      Between
  

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