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gib·bon

(gib'on),
A genus of anthropoid apes, Hylobates, of the superfamily Hominoidea.
[Fr.]

gibbon

a long-armed anthropoid ape of the genus Hylobatea.

gibbon

slender, tailless, noisy, arboreal ape, about 3 ft high and weighing about 15 lb. The least anthropoid of the anthropoid apes, in the family Pongidae. Called also Hylobates spp.
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Gibons says the estimate is based on other towns with sewer systems, because their growth isn't as limited.
The builder of a new home would pay $11,000 in development fees for the sewer project, Gibons said, meaning the city would need 1,540 new homes to be built by 2051 - an average of roughly 36 new homes a year.
It's extremely difficult to find enough land to build a house and have room for a spare drain field," Gibons said.
Once the wastewater reaches the plant, it will be "filtered and treated to the highest quality effluent possible," Gibons said.
Beyond the moral obligation to stop polluting area groundwater, Gibons said, Coburg is coming dangerously close to fouling its own nest: Some of the elevated nitrate levels are near the city's own wells.
Gibons, hired six months ago, said the city must decide how and when to repay the funds during its 2007-08 budget-making process.
But actual first-quarter revenue shows that Coburg is off-pace, Gibons said, with revised projections now standing at $398,000.
Backed by her husband and songwriter, Michael Zimmerman, and the rhythm section of Scott Perey, Rusty James Morris and Jeremy Gibons, Chandler will let loose the songs from the CD, "bird.
drummer Jason Palmer of Eugene, bassist Jeremy Gibons of Eugene, guitarist Ryan Matheson of Portland, Flannery of Eugene and Szymanczyk of Salem.
City employees Craig Gibons and Jan Jamison appeared wistful, bidding adieu to a four-legged colleague who, just by his presence, seemed to make work a little less like, well, work.
GIBONS - Betty Gibons, 77, of Eugene, died March 20.
Betty Gibons of Eugene died March 20 of age-related causes.