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Dean

(dēn),
Henry Trendley, U.S. dentist and epidemiologist, 1893-1962. See: Dean fluorosis index.

dean

Etymology: L, decanus, chief of ten
chief executive and educational officer of a unit of a university, school, or college.

dean

Academia The top banana in a college, university, or medical school's hierarchy, who is responsible for all professorial faculty and academics. See Mentor, Professor.
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Bob Curran, spokesperson with the ERCB, says Apache contacted the Dene Tha' First Nation "in the first few days of the incident.
Due to its location in Jesmond Dene, there is no other way we could expand.
The Dene motorcycles will continue on to Discovery Museum while the rest of the cavalcade will take a longer, alternative route via the A167 central motorway to the Cowhill intersection; arriving at the museum from Barrack Road and St James' Boulevard.
Meanwhile Dene continued to appear virtually every year in Leighton's paintings at the Royal Academy, for example as the wife in Wedded (1882), the alluring sleeping figure in Cymon and Iphigenia (1884; Fig.
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Project officer Amy Carrick, left, explains the pupils' objective at the Dene
This agreement provides certainty that training, employment and business opportunities are made available to Yellowknives Dene members and it includes financial provisions necessary for ensuring fair participation in opportunities the project will provide.
Though ensuring that Dene diacritics appear correctly can be challenging in a print environment, to suggest that the Tlicho are settling on Thicho as their ethnonym represents a significant error.
Deep in the bowels of the National Vegetable Research Station, in Wellesbourne, the Dene crew elected to name themselves after the river that flowed through the grounds of their laboratories.
Birch Narrows Dene Nation Chief, Robert Sylvester, stated in a press release that he is optimistic about the new relationship.