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  3  definitions  found 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Prosperity  \Pros*per"i*ty\,  n.  [F.  prosp['e]rit['e],  L. 
  prosperitas  See  {Prosperous}.] 
  The  state  of  being  prosperous;  advance  or  gain  in  anything 
  good  or  desirable;  successful  progress  in  any  business  or 
  enterprise;  attainment  of  the  object  desired;  good  fortune; 
  success;  as  commercial  prosperity;  national  prosperity. 
  Now  prosperity  begins  to  mellow.  --Shak. 
  Prosperities  can  only  be  enjoyed  by  them  who  fear  not 
  at  all  to  lose  them  --  Jer. 
  Syn:  Prosperousness;  thrift;  weal;  welfare;  well  being 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
  n  1:  an  economic  state  of  growth  with  rising  profits  and  full 
  2:  the  condition  of  prospering;  having  good  fortune  [syn:  {successfulness}] 
  From  U.S.  Gazetteer  (1990)  [gazetteer]: 
  Prosperity,  PA 
  Zip  code(s):  15329 
  Prosperity,  SC  (town,  FIPS  58705) 
  Location:  34.21033  N,  81.53430  W 
  Population  (1990):  1116  (441  housing  units) 
  Area:  4.9  sq  km  (land),  0.0  sq  km  (water) 
  Zip  code(s):  29127 
  Prosperity,  WV  (CDP,  FIPS  65836) 
  Location:  37.83525  N,  81.20318  W 
  Population  (1990):  1322  (560  housing  units) 
  Area:  4.6  sq  km  (land),  0.0  sq  km  (water) 

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