Hail

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Definition

(He) hails from (Nebraska): (He) comes from (Nebraska), (He) is from (Nebraska)
verb
Bob, like Superman, hails from a small town in Kansas. He was born in Kansas and grew up there.

the hail: the small hard balls of ice which fall from the sky like rain
noun
a hailstorm an extreme weather condition consisting of large amounts of small hard balls of ice falling from the sky like rain

to hail: to call, to address; to greet, to say hello
verb

Examples

  • "What so proudly we hailed at the twilight's last gleaming."
  • "The teacher of the class has been hailed as a hero for bringing the incident to a swift end by saying, 'Ok class, that's enough excitement for today, turn to page 54 of your textbooks: Trigonometry'."

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