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  4  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Central  \Cen"tral\,  a.  [L.  centralis,  fr  centrum:  cf  F. 
  central.  See  {Center}.] 
  Relating  to  the  center;  situated  in  or  near  the  center  or 
  middle;  containing  the  center;  of  or  pertaining  to  the  parts 
  near  the  center 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Central  \Cen"tral\,  Centrale  \Cen*tra"le\,  n.  [NL.  centrale,  fr 
  L.  centralis.]  (Anat.) 
  The  central,  or  one  of  the  central,  bones  of  the  carpus  or  or 
  tarsus.  In  the  tarsus  of  man  it  is  represented  by  the 
  navicular. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  central 
  adj  1:  serving  as  an  essential  component;  "a  cardinal  rule";  "the 
  central  cause  of  the  problem";  "an  example  that  was 
  fundamental  to  the  argument";  "computers  are 
  fundamental  to  modern  industrial  structure"  [syn:  {cardinal}, 
  {fundamental},  {key},  {primal}] 
  2:  in  or  near  a  center  or  constituting  a  center;  "a  central 
  position"  "central  heating  and  air  conditioning"  [ant:  {peripheral}] 
  3:  constituting  a  center  or  having  controlling  authority;  where 
  all  the  important  decisions  are  made  "the  central  office 
  is  in  Atlanta";  "our  central  government";  "the  central 
  library"  [ant:  {local}] 
  4:  used  in  the  description  of  a  place  that  in  the  middle  of 
  another  place  "the  people  of  Central  and  Northern 
  Europe";  "country  in  central  Africa" 
  5:  centrally  located  and  easy  to  reach;  "the  central  city  has 
  good  bus  service";  "the  shop  has  a  central  location" 
  n  :  a  telecommunications  facility  [syn:  {telephone  exchange},  {exchange}] 
 
  From  U.S.  Gazetteer  (1990)  [gazetteer]: 
 
  Central,  AK  (CDP,  FIPS  11690) 
  Location:  65.55583  N,  144.85782  W 
  Population  (1990):  52  (78  housing  units) 
  Area:  140.8  sq  km  (land),  0.0  sq  km  (water) 
  Zip  code(s):  99730 
  Central,  IN 
  Zip  code(s):  47110 
  Central,  NM  (village,  FIPS  13550) 
  Location:  32.77530  N,  108.15424  W 
  Population  (1990):  1835  (700  housing  units) 
  Area:  2.6  sq  km  (land),  0.0  sq  km  (water) 
  Zip  code(s):  88026 
  Central,  SC  (town,  FIPS  13015) 
  Location:  34.72335  N,  82.78297  W 
  Population  (1990):  2438  (1282  housing  units) 
  Area:  4.7  sq  km  (land),  0.0  sq  km  (water) 
  Zip  code(s):  29630 
  Central,  TN  (CDP,  FIPS  12460) 
  Location:  36.32663  N,  82.29545  W 
  Population  (1990):  2635  (1130  housing  units) 
  Area:  11.6  sq  km  (land),  0.1  sq  km  (water) 
  Central,  UT 
  Zip  code(s):  84722 




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