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  5  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Bison  \Bi"son\  (b[imac]"s[o^]n;  277),  n.  [L.  bison,  Gr  bi`swn, 
  a  wild  ox  akin  to  OHG.  wisunt  wisant  G.  wisent,  AS 
  wesend  Icel.  v[=i]sundr:  cf  F.  bison.]  (Zo["o]l.) 
  a  The  aurochs  or  European  bison. 
  b  The  American  bison  buffalo  ({Bison  Americanus}),  a  large 
  gregarious  bovine  quadruped  with  shaggy  mane  and  short 
  black  horns,  which  formerly  roamed  in  herds  over  most  of 
  the  temperate  portion  of  North  America,  but  is  now 
  restricted  to  very  limited  districts  in  the  region  of  the 
  Rocky  Mountains,  and  is  rapidly  decreasing  in  numbers. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  bison 
  n  :  any  of  several  large  shaggy-maned  humped  bovids  having  large 
  heads  and  short  horns 
 
  From  U.S.  Gazetteer  (1990)  [gazetteer]: 
 
  Bison,  KS  (city,  FIPS  6950) 
  Location:  38.51980  N,  99.19716  W 
  Population  (1990):  252  (122  housing  units) 
  Area:  0.7  sq  km  (land),  0.0  sq  km  (water) 
  Zip  code(s):  67520 
  Bison,  OK 
  Zip  code(s):  73720 
  Bison,  SD  (town,  FIPS  5620) 
  Location:  45.52173  N,  102.46687  W 
  Population  (1990):  451  (237  housing  units) 
  Area:  2.6  sq  km  (land),  0.0  sq  km  (water) 
  Zip  code(s):  57620 
 
  From  The  Free  On-line  Dictionary  of  Computing  (13  Mar  01)  [foldoc]: 
 
  Bison 
 
    {GNU}'s  replacement  for  the  {yacc}  {parser  generator}. 
  Bison  runs  under  {Unix}  and  on  {Atari}  computers.  It  was 
  written  by  Robert  Corbett. 
 
  Latest  version:  1.28,  as  of  2000-05-22. 
 
  As  of  version  1.24,  Bison  will  no  longer  apply  the  {GNU} 
  {General  Public  License}  to  your  code.  You  can  use  the  output 
  files  without  restriction. 
 
  {FTP  GNU.org  (ftp://ftp.gnu.org/gnu/bison/)}  or  your  nearest 
  {GNU  archive  site}. 
 
  E-mail:  . 
 
  {Bison++}  is  a  version  which  produces  {C++}  output. 
 
  (2000-07-05) 
 
 
 
  From  The  Free  On-line  Dictionary  of  Computing  (13  Mar  01)  [foldoc]: 
 
  Bison++ 
 
  GNU's  Yacc  parser  generator  retargeted  to  C++  by  Alain 
  Coetmeur  .  Version  1.04. 
 
  {(ftp://iecc.com/pub/file/bison++.tar.gz)}. 
  {(ftp://iecc.com/pub/file/misc++.tar.gz)}. 
  {(ftp://psuvax1.cs.psu.edu/pub/src/gnu/bison++-1.04.tar.Z)}. 
 
  (1993-07-08) 
 
 




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