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Ames appears in the following palindrome (phrase that reads the same backward as forward):

  • Roy Ames, I was a wise mayor.
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  1. Ames is a city located in the central part of the U.S. state of Iowa in Story County. Lying approximately 30 miles north of Des Moines, it had a 2010 population of 58,965. The U.S. Census Bureau designates the Ames metropolitan statistical area as encompassing all of Story County; combined with the Boone, Iowa micropolitan statistical area, the pair make up the larger Ames-Boone combined statistical area. While Ames is the largest city in Story County, the county seat is in the nearby city of Nevada 8 miles east of Ames.
  2. Ames is a city in Liberty County, Texas, United States. The population was 1,079 at the 2000 census.
  3. Ames is a town in southeastern Major County, Oklahoma, United States. The population was 239 at the 2010 census. This was a 20.1 percent increase from 199 at the 2000 census.
  4. Ames is a village in Montgomery County, New York, United States. The population was 145 at the 2010 census.
  5. Ames is an census-designated place in southern Dodge County, Nebraska, United States. It lies along U.S. Route 30 west of the city of Fremont, the county seat of Dodge County. Its elevation is 1,227 feet, and it is located at about 41°27′8″N 96°37′30″W / 41.45222°N 96.62500°W. Although Ames is unincorporated, it has a post office, with the ZIP code of 68621.
  6. Ames is a rural unincorporated community in Cloud County, Kansas, United States.
  7. Ames is a small unincorporated community in the Renault Precinct of Monroe County, Illinois, United States.
  8. Ames a.k.a. Ames, Colorado: The historic Town of Ames is a Home Rule Municipality located in San Miguel County, Colorado, United States. Ames was the site of the world's first commercial system to generate and transmit alternating current electricity, the Ames Hydroelectric Generating Plant.
  9. Ames a.k.a. Ames, West Virginia: Ames is an unincorporated community in Fayette County, West Virginia. It was also known as Elmo, a now defunct coal town.

There are other places with in their name, like Ames Township and Ames High School.


  1. Ames a.k.a. Amy Winehouse: Amy Jade Winehouse was an English singer-songwriter known for her deep vocals and her eclectic mix of musical genres, including soul, R&B, jazz and reggae. Winehouse's 2003 debut album, Frank, was a critical success in the UK and was nominated for the Mercury Prize. Her 2006 follow-up album, Back to Black, led to five 2008 Grammy Awards, tying the record at that time for the most wins by a female artist in a single night, and made Winehouse the first British female to win five Grammys, including three of the general field "Big Four" awards: Best New Artist, Record of the Year and Song of the Year.
  2. Ames a.k.a. Aimee Mann is an American rock singer-songwriter, guitarist and bassist.
  3. Ames a.k.a. Amy Brenneman: Amy Frederica Brenneman is an American actress, writer, and producer.
  4. Ames a.k.a. Amy Ives: Amy Clay is an Australian rower. She was selected to represent Australia at the 2012 Summer Olympics in rowing.

There are other people with in their name, like Bob Ames, Don Ames, Joe Ames, Ken Ames, Les Ames, Liz Ames, Red Ames, Ted Ames, Vic Ames, Andy Ames and many others.


  1. Ames was an American chain of discount stores based in Rocky Hill, Connecticut, USA. The company was founded in 1958 with a store in Southbridge, Massachusetts, and at its peak operated 700 stores in 20 states, including the Northeast, Upper South, Midwest, and the District of Columbia, making it the fourth largest discount retailer in the United States.
  2. The Ames Originally established in 1881 by Frederick A. Ames, as a buggy manufacturer and later revised itself as an American automobile manufacturer in Owensboro, Kentucky from “1910 to 1925. A beetle-backed "gentleman's roadster" and a five-passenger tourer were the first models offered for sale by the company. The company also produced replacement bodies for the Ford Model T. At its peak the company produced approximately 30,000 vehicles. The last model the company made was called "The Kentucky Thoroughbred." In 1922, the company again remade itself, manufacturing furniture under the name F. A. Ames Corporation until 1941 when F.A. Ames Corp. filed for bankruptcy and most of its assets were purchased by the Whitehall Furniture Co. of Owensboro.


  1. Ames is a fictional character from the 1946 film Behind Green Lights.
  2. Ames is a fictional character from the 1946 film The Years Between.
  3. Ames is a fictional character from the 1932 drama film American Madness.
  4. Ames is a fictional character from the 1983 film Spring Break.
  5. Ames is a fictional character from the 1997 tv series Roots.
  6. Ames is a fictional character from the 1973 film The Friends of Eddie Coyle.
  7. Ames is a fictional character from the 1932 drama film American Madness.

There are other characters with in their name, like Amy Ames, Ben Ames, Mel Ames, Andy Ames, Doug Ames, Lois Ames, Paul Ames, Sgt. Ames, Betsy Ames, David Ames, Ellen Ames, Peter Ames, Roger Ames, Cherry Ames, Jackie Ames, Aldrich Ames, Herbert Ames, Orville Ames, Richard Ames and Winifred Ames.


"Ames" is a musical album of Tracker.


Ames is a website.

Phrases with Ames

  1. Ames' Milkvetch
  2. Ames' Quillwort
  3. Ames' Halberd Fern
  4. Ames' Lady's Tresses
  5. Within Ames Ace

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Ames

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Google previewMultidimensional Semantics of Evaluative Adverbs (2012)

by Mingya Liu

Ames is a former spy. However, they should be analysed as CIs rather than as CPs. Potts (2005) distinguishes the two in the following four aspects: first, CIs and at-issue entailments are independent of each other in terms of truth values.

Google previewCalvin and English Calvinism to 1649 (2011)

by R. T. Kendall

” What Ames means here is that repentance is grasped before there is assurance of faith .

Google previewStepping Stones Across New Hampshire (2005)

A Geological History of the Belknap Mountains by Jay Long

Generally, the Ames is a gray, medium-grained rock; dark inclusions are common (figure 2.19a). The Gilmanton (Augite) Monzodiorite (am) Closely related to the Ames monzodiorite (m), the Gilmanton (augite) monzodiorite (am) represents a ...

Google previewThe Test Score Decline (1976)

Meaning and Issues by Lawrence Lipsitz

Ames is a graduate student in educational psychology at Purdue. dropouts, increased absentee rates among students, decreased enrollments in ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of New England (2017)

by Peter C. Holloran

AMES, ADELBERT (1835– 1933).

Google previewConcise Routledge Encyclopedia of Philosophy (2013)

by Professor Edward Craig, Edward Craig

Ames Xin ( trustworthiness) ...

Google previewReconstruction: A Historical Encyclopedia of the American Mosaic (2015)

A Historical Encyclopedia of the American Mosaic by Richard Zuczek

Adelbert Ames, Union general, Reconstruction senator, and governor of Mississippi, was born October 21, 1835, in Rockland, Maine. A strong student, Ames received an appointment to the U.S. Military Academy at West Point in 1856 and ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Perception (2010)

by E. Bruce Goldstein

Anamorphosis The Ames demonstrations were not unprecedented, in the sense that they have much in common with an historic artistic distortion technique called anamorphosis, and to other perspective illusions employed in the design of ...

Google previewBritish Encyclopedia (1821)

Or, Dictionary of Arts and Sciences, Comprising an Accurate and Popular View of the Present Improved State of Human Knowledge by William Nicholson


Google previewEncyclopedia of American Literature of the Sea and Great Lakes (2001)

by Jill B. Gidmark

AMES, NATHANIEL The American Indian literature of the sea and the Great Lakes is both vast and rich in its description of the ever-present waters that played such a vital role in the lives of its coastal inhabitants. FURTHER READING: ...

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The will of God is eternal because He does not begin to will what He did not will before, nor cease to will what He willed before. (William Ames)
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The value of this 4-letter word is 6 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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