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minneola

[min-ee-oh-luh] /ˌmɪn iˈoʊ lə/
noun
1.
a juicy, pear-shaped variety of tangelo.
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  • Certainly that was a proper subject considering the fact that corn has been growing over the site of minneola for twenty years.

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  • So Sycamore Ridge and minneola, being rival towns, had to fight.

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  • And there would be dances and parties, and coming from minneola and going back there would be much singing.

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  • Jane was with her parents in minneola, and Barclay had come to his office without eating, from the stable where he left his team.

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  • So that it was five o'clock in the evening before he could start to minneola for his wedding.

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British Dictionary definitions for minneola

minneola

/ˌmɪnɪˈəʊlə/
noun
1.
a juicy citrus fruit that is a cross between a tangerine and a grapefruit
Word Origin
C20: perhaps from Mineola, Texas
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