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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (a.) Greater in number, quantity, or extent; as, the major part of the assembly; the major part of the revenue; the major part of the territory.

2. (a.) of greater dignity; more important.

3. (a.) of full legal age.

4. (a.) Greater by a semitone, either in interval or in difference of pitch from another tone.

5. (n.) An officer next in rank above a captain and next below a lieutenant colonel; the lowest field officer.

6. (n.) A person of full age.

7. (a.) That premise which contains the major term. It its the first proposition of a regular syllogism; as: No unholy person is qualified for happiness in heaven [the major]. Every man in his natural state is unholy [minor]. Therefore, no man in his natural state is qualified for happiness in heaven [conclusion or inference].

8. (n.) A mayor.

4950. Surtis -- "shoal," Syrtis, the name of two large sandbanks ...
... quicksands, Syrtis. From suro; a shoal (from the sand drawn thither by the waves),
ie The Syrtis Major or great bay on the north coast of Africa -- quicksands. ...
// - 6k

4119. pleion -- more excellent, very great, many
... Or neuter pleion (pli'-on), or pleon (pleh'-on) comparative of polus; more in quantity,
number, or quality; also (in plural) the major portion -- X above ...
// - 7k

Strong's Hebrew
1419. gadol -- great
... 3), greatness (1), hard (1), heavy (2), high (21), highest (1), impressed (1), large
(30), larger (1), loud (22), loudly (1), main (1), major (1), many (1 ...
/hebrew/1419.htm - 6k

The Fort Sumter Expedition
... that had waved over Fort Sumter before the war had commenced, and had been lowered
on the 14th of April, 1861, after a brave struggle by Major Anderson, only ...
/.../griswold/sixty years with plymouth church/the fort sumter expedition.htm

The Mothering Heart
... He has filled the position of young people's worker, bandsman, assistant
sergeant-major, and is now assistant treasurer. 'It's through her I am what I am. ...
/.../carpenter/the angel adjutant of twice born men/vii the mothering heart.htm

The Life of Mr. William Vetch.
... Accordingly, after the Galloway forces had taken Sir James, Mr. Vetch and major
Lermont went west and joined them on a hill above Galston. ...
/.../howie/biographia scoticana scots worthies/the life of mr william 3.htm

Superseded Lutheran Symbols. The Saxon Confession. The Wurtemberg ...
... Princes, as the Augsburg Confession was, but, as Melanchthon suggested, only by
theologians, viz., Bugenhagen, Pfeffinger, Camerarius, Major, Eber, Melanchthon ...
/.../ 47 superseded lutheran symbols.htm

Fifteenth Proposition of Arminius
... account, be chargeable with fallacy. In the first place, the Major,
considered in the abstract, is false. For that grace, which ...
/.../the works of james arminius vol 3/fifteenth proposition of arminius.htm

The City of Benares.
... tower, which is seen from a great distance, and around it are extensive remains,
which have been excavated under the direction of Major-General Cunningham, and ...
/.../life and work in benares and kumaon 1839-1877/chapter vii the city of.htm

Letter M
... 1829, Located 1839 * Mahood, George "Received 1828, Died 1839 * Mains, Henry "Received
1838 * Mair, George "Received 1780, Died 1785 * Major, James M ...
/.../ alphabetical list of m e preachers/letter m.htm

... Assurance consists of a practical syllogism, in which the word of God makes the
major, conscience the minor, and the Spirit of God, the conclusion. ...
// body of divinity/6 assurance.htm

Meditation vii. The Washing of the Feet.
... They arose from table, and whilst they were arranging their clothes, as they usually
did before making their solemn prayer, the major-domo came in with two ...
/.../the dolorous passion of our lord jesus christ/meditation vii the washing of.htm

Hymns of Hope and Consolation.
... It is a stately harmony in D major with sonorous and impressive chords.
Ewing died in 1895. "WHY SHOULD WE START AND FEAR TO DIE?". ...
/.../brown/the story of the hymns and tunes/chapter xiv hymns of hope.htm

Major (2 Occurrences)
... 1. (a.) Greater in number, quantity, or extent; as, the major part of the assembly;
the major part of the revenue; the major part of the territory. ...
/m/major.htm - 7k

Majority (5 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary 1. (n.) The quality or condition of being major or
greater; superiority. 2. (n.) The military rank of a major. ...
/m/majority.htm - 8k

Armenia (2 Occurrences)
... Armenia Major was bounded on the North by the River Cyrus (Kour), Iberia, Colchis,
and the Moschici Mts.; on the West by Asia Minor and the Euphrates; on the ...
/a/armenia.htm - 21k

Dog (19 Occurrences)
... 4. (n.) One of the two constellations, Canis Major and Canis Minor, or the Greater
Dog and the Lesser Dog. Canis Major contains the Dog Star (Sirius). ...
/d/dog.htm - 20k

Scale (38 Occurrences)
... of octaves. See Chromatic scale, Diatonic scale, Major scale, and Minor
scale, under Chromatic, Diatonic, Major, and Minor. 24. (n ...
/s/scale.htm - 22k

Signature (1 Occurrence)
... 5. (n.) The designation of the key (when not C major, or its relative, A minor)
by means of one or more sharps or flats at the beginning of the staff ...
/s/signature.htm - 8k

Conscience (36 Occurrences)
... human affairs is beset. It is only for the major premise, not for the
conclusion, that conscience is responsible. The strong point ...
/c/conscience.htm - 37k

Natural (49 Occurrences)
... instrumental music. 13. (a.) of or pertaining to a key which has neither a flat
nor a sharp for its signature, as the key of C major. 14. (a ...
/n/natural.htm - 42k

... There is every reason to believe that one of the major motives to the entire
transaction was the wish, on the part of Pius and his advisers, to make an ...
/i/immaculate.htm - 16k

Do (21637 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary 1. (n.) A syllable attached to the first tone of the major
diatonic scale for the purpose of solemnization, or solfeggio. ...
/d/do.htm - 8k

Bible Concordance
Major (2 Occurrences)

Exodus 18:22 Let them judge the people at all times. It shall be that every great matter they shall bring to you, but every small matter they shall judge themselves. So shall it be easier for you, and they shall share the load with you.
(See NAS)

2 Kings 3:19 You shall strike every fortified city, and every choice city, and shall fell every good tree, and stop all springs of water, and mar every good piece of land with stones.'"
(See NIV)



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