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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Gibbon  \Gib"bon\,  n.  [Cf.  F.  gibbon.]  (Zo["o]l.) 
  Any  arboreal  ape  of  the  genus  {Hylobates},  of  which  many 
  species  and  varieties  inhabit  the  East  Indies  and  Southern 
  Asia.  They  are  tailless  and  without  cheek  pouches,  and  have 
  very  long  arms,  adapted  for  climbing. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  gibbon 
  n  :  smallest  and  most  perfectly  anthropoid  arboreal  ape  having 
  long  arms  and  no  tail;  of  southern  Asia  and  East  Indies 
  [syn:  {Hylobates  lar}] 
 
  From  U.S.  Gazetteer  (1990)  [gazetteer]: 
 
  Gibbon,  MN  (city,  FIPS  23678) 
  Location:  44.53513  N,  94.52300  W 
  Population  (1990):  712  (359  housing  units) 
  Area:  2.3  sq  km  (land),  0.0  sq  km  (water) 
  Zip  code(s):  55335 
  Gibbon,  NE  (city,  FIPS  18615) 
  Location:  40.74650  N,  98.84474  W 
  Population  (1990):  1525  (602  housing  units) 
  Area:  1.9  sq  km  (land),  0.0  sq  km  (water) 
  Zip  code(s):  68840 




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