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Named after its sponsor, the telecommunications company Verizon Communications, the Verizon Center has been nicknamed the " Phone Booth " by locals, because of its historical association with various telecommunications companies, such as MCI Inc.
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Named in honor of Neda Soltan, a young woman killed in unrest after the Iranian elections, it planned to offer help with proxy servers and anonymizers.
Named after American revolutionary, patriot, and founding father George Mason, the university was founded as a branch of the University of Virginia in 1957 and became an independent institution in 1972.
Named after the Renaissance astronomer Galileo Galilei, it was launched on October 18, 1989, by the Space Shuttle Atlantis on the STS-34 mission.
Named for Dr. LaVerne W. Noyes, who also donated the funds to see that Alumni Hall could be completed after sitting unfinished and unused from 1905 to 1907.
Named after King Amanullah Khan, it is said to be the first, the biggest and the most modern city in the history of Afghanistan.
Named after the Greek goddess Gaia at the suggestion of novelist William Golding, the hypothesis postulates that the biosphere has a regulatory effect on the Earth's environment that acts to sustain life.
Named after the Roots brothers who designed and invented it, this lobe pump works by displacing the liquid trapped between two long helical twisted rotors, each fitting into the other when perpendicular at 90 °, rotating inside a triangular shaped sealing line configuration, both at the point of suction and at the point of discharge.
One of the first stars in the SAO catalogue to be named after someone is SAO # 13268-Calaunan, Named after Rio Therese Calaunan Capistrano.
Named after the Inklings is The Inklings Society based in Aachen, and their yearbook, Inklings Jahrbuch für Literatur und Ästhetik, published from 1983 by Brendow, Moers.
Named after British computer scientist Alan Turing, Turing is used primarily as a teaching language at the high school and university level.
Named after Italy's then dictator prime minister, Benito Mussolini, they were abandoned upon his ousting in 1943, and eventually returned as the Grand International Prize of Venice in 1947 ( see Golden Lion ).
Leigh next sought the role of Blanche DuBois in the West End stage production of Tennessee Williams's A Streetcar Named Desire and was cast after Williams and the play's producer Irene Mayer Selznick saw her in The School for Scandal and Antigone ; Olivier was contracted to direct.
Named after Meriwether Lewis and after Victor Trevitt's hometown of Lewiston, Maine ; but people don't know that was the reason Vic Trevitt shouted the idea out.
Named after Henry L. Stimson, United States Secretary of State in the Hoover Administration ( 1929 – 1933 ), the policy followed Japan's unilateral seizure of Manchuria in northeastern China following action by Japanese soldiers at Mukden ( now Shenyang ), on September 18, 1931.
He became " one of the consummate filmmakers of the 20th century " after directing a string of successful films, including, A Streetcar Named Desire ( 1951 ), On the Waterfront ( 1954 ), and East of Eden ( 1955 ).
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Named " Baraka ", its earliest colonizers are later driven out by rivals from Al-Andalus and flee to the Loire Valley, where they found the city of Nsara.
He initially gained popularity for recreating the role as Stanley Kowalski in A Streetcar Named Desire ( 1951 ), a Tennessee Williams play that had established him as a Broadway star during its 1947-49 stage run ; and for his Academy Award-winning performance as Terry Malloy in On the Waterfront ( 1954 ), as well as for his iconic portrayal of the rebel motorcycle gang leader Johnny Strabler in The Wild One ( 1953 ), which is considered to be one of the most famous images in pop culture.
Named for its sponsor, South Carolina Senator Ben Tillman, the Tillman Act prohibited corporations and nationally chartered ( interstate ) banks from making direct financial contributions to federal candidates.
Named for its overabundance of hellfire-and-damnation preaching, the region produced dozens of new denominations, communal societies, and reform movements.
Named in honor of James Monroe, the fifth president of the United States, the county is located in the east of the state, along its border with New Jersey.
Named by early settler Heman Ely for the French province of Lorraine, its county seat is Elyria and its largest community is the Lake Erie port city of Lorain.
Named as an official district as early as 1693, it was bounded on the north by the Little Egg Harbor River ( now known as the Mullica River ), and on the south by the Great Egg Harbor River and its southern branch the Tuckahoe River.
One of the most distinguished stories about this city and its people was published in 2005 in the book An Angel Named Zabar.
Named after its founder, Tom McCall, it is situated on the southern shore of Payette Lake, near the center of the Payette National Forest.
Named after Chief Pontiac, the city was best known throughout its history for its General Motors automobile manufacturing plants including Fisher Body, Pontiac East Assembly ( aka.
Named for Mount Charleston, the highest point in the area, the town is in a valley of the Spring Mountains to the northwest of Las Vegas, noted for its hiking trails, and for the Mount Charleston Lodge, a rustic hotel.
Named the " Stanley R. Mickelson Complex " ( northwest of Grand Forks AFB ), the North Dakota ABM site received its complement of nuclear-tipped LIM-49 Spartan and Sprint Missiles during the following spring.
Named for Ambrose Lambert who owned the original townsite, Lambert is contiguous to Yewed to its east.
Named for the Cinque Ports town of Romney, Kent, England by Thomas Fairfax, 6th Lord Fairfax of Cameron, the town still bears placenames and symbols from its colonial past such as its Marsham Street, named for Robert Marsham, 2nd Baron Romney.