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  1. Altus is a city and county seat in Jackson County, Oklahoma, United States. The population was 19,813 at the 2010 census, a loss of 7.7 percent compared to 21,454 at the 2000 census.
  2. Altus is a city in Franklin County, Arkansas, United States. It is part of the Fort Smith, Arkansas-Oklahoma Metropolitan Statistical Area. The population was 817 at the 2000 census. When the Iron Mountain Railroad laid rails up the Arkansas River Valley in the 1870s from Little Rock to the Oklahoma border at Fort Smith, Altus was the highest point on the track. In recognition of this highest railroad elevation between Little Rock and Fort Smith, the station was originally known as Summit. The town's initial development was due to railroad efforts encouraging German immigration to settle lands adjacent to the railroad. In 1903, the railroad mainline was shifted to a more favorable alignment along the Arkansas River. The track through Altus was removed in the 1930s, but the railroad station has been preserved as a commercial establishment.
  3. Altus was a fortress town in Mygdonia near Therma. The town is mentioned by Stephanus of Byzantium and Theagenes of Macedon.

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Phrases with Altus

  1. Aceria Altus
  2. Aculus Altus
  3. Barbus Altus
  4. Esomus altus
  5. Juncus Altus
  6. Leymus Altus
  7. Smaris Altus
  8. Tectus Altus
  9. Acalles Altus
  10. Anthias Altus
  11. Anthrax Altus
  12. Hyrtios Altus
  13. Puntius Altus
  14. Pycreus Altus
  15. Senecio Altus
  16. Aphanius Altus
  17. Barbodes altus
  18. Chaparea Altus
  19. Derallus altus
  20. Equitius Altus

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Google previewObserving Systems for Atmospheric Composition (2007)

Satellite, Aircraft, Sensor Web and Ground-Based Observational Methods and Strategies by Guido Visconti, Pietro Di Carlo, W. Brune, M. Schoeberl, Andreas Wahner

The Altus is a modestly size UAV with a length of about 7 m and a wingspan of 17 m. The Altus is powered by a gasoline...

Google previewEarly Musical Borrowing (2004)

by Honey Meconi

The altus is a fifth higher than the tenor, the altusis thedux whilethetenor isthe comes, and the verticalalignment ismuch closer toMa maistresse than toAu travail suis. This quotation is similar to Ockeghem'sother quotations examinedso far in ...

Google previewSnake Mountain (2000)

A Novel by Jerry Craven

Altus is a mean dude, and you took him down fast and hard. Two things keep the guys from stringing your ass all over the street. One is the balls you showed in standing up to Altus, something not many of them would do. The other is that Altus ...

Google previewHelm Dictionary of Scientific Bird Names (2010)

by James A. Jobling

altus high, shrill. altaica / altaicus Altai Mts, central Asia. alter / altera L. alter, altera second, next, another. Alterapus (syn. Rhaphidura) L. alter another; genus Apus Scopoli, 1777, swift. alternans L.

Google previewEtymologicon universale; or, Universal etymological dictionary: on a new plan (1822)

by Walter Whiter

The English Horse or Hoist, To Elevate, has been derived by some from the French Hausser, and from the Saxon Heahsian, Elevare, and Heah, Altus. It surely belongs to the French term; and if that be the fact, we shall be of opinion, that ...

Google previewA Concise Etymological Dictionary of the English Language (1895)

by Walter William Skeat

altus. contralto. (Ital. — L.) Ital. contralto, counter-tenor. — Ital. contra, opposite to, ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Dinosaurs (1997)

by Philip J. Currie, Kevin Padian

altus and a more pronounced olecranon process in D. lettowvorbecki). This close ...

Google previewChambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary (part 1 of 4: A-D)

by Various

altus, high, and Meter.] Altissimo, altis′simo ,adj.(mus.)inphrase'inaltissimo,'in the second octaveabove thetreblestavebeginningwithG. [It. altissimo, superl.of alto, high.] Altitude, alt′ itude, n.height:apoint or ...

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