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6 definitions found
 for hickory
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  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.] (Bot.)
     An American tree of the genus Carya, of which there are
     several species. The shagbark is the Carya alba, and has a
     very rough bark; it affords the hickory nut of the markets.
     The pignut, or brown hickory, is the Carya glabra. The
     swamp hickory is Carya amara, having a nut whose shell is
     very thin and the kernel bitter.
     [1913 Webster]
  
     Hickory shad. (Zool.)
     (a) The mattowacca, or fall herring.
     (b) The gizzard shad.
         [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  hickory
      n 1: valuable tough heavy hardwood from various hickory trees
      2: American hardwood tree bearing edible nuts [syn: hickory,
         hickory tree]

From U.S. Gazetteer Counties (2000) :

  Hickory -- U.S. County in Missouri
     Population (2000):    8940
     Housing Units (2000): 6184
     Land area (2000):     398.628219 sq. miles (1032.442304 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    13.109916 sq. miles (33.954526 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    411.738135 sq. miles (1066.396830 sq. km)
     Located within:       Missouri (MO), FIPS 29
     Location:             37.916612 N, 93.333791 W
     Headwords:
      Hickory
      Hickory, MO
      Hickory County
      Hickory County, MO
  

From U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000) :

  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 (72.715547 sq. km)
     FIPS code:            31060
     Located within:       North Carolina (NC), FIPS 37
     Location:             35.737682 N, 81.328372 W
     ZIP Codes (1990):     28601 28602
     Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
     Headwords:
      Hickory, NC
      Hickory
  

From U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000) :

  Hickory, OK -- U.S. town in Oklahoma
     Population (2000):    87
     Housing Units (2000): 40
     Land area (2000):     0.551604 sq. miles (1.428649 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    0.003346 sq. miles (0.008665 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    0.554950 sq. miles (1.437314 sq. km)
     FIPS code:            34150
     Located within:       Oklahoma (OK), FIPS 40
     Location:             34.559558 N, 96.856941 W
     ZIP Codes (1990):    
     Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
     Headwords:
      Hickory, OK
      Hickory
  

From U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000) :

  Hickory, MS -- U.S. town in Mississippi
     Population (2000):    499
     Housing Units (2000): 207
     Land area (2000):     0.931167 sq. miles (2.411712 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    0.931167 sq. miles (2.411712 sq. km)
     FIPS code:            31980
     Located within:       Mississippi (MS), FIPS 28
     Location:             32.316880 N, 89.023376 W
     ZIP Codes (1990):     39332
     Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
     Headwords:
      Hickory, MS
      Hickory
  

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