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pride of place

The highest or most prominent position, as in His trophy had pride of place on the mantelpiece. [Early 1600s]
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The city hosts a number of matches, and has been given pride of place by welcoming world champions Brazil for their first game, June 13, against Croatia, and staging the final on July 9.
The celebrity gear will take pride of place in the Scottish Village exhibition in the Big Apple from today.
A bust of the Welsh international, who died in February 2004, will take pride of place in the reception area of a stand at Elland Road, the home of Leeds United, for whom Charles played 327 times, scoring 157 goals.
It has been turned into a museum, and I was fascinated to notice that on the wall of her photographic treasures and keepsakes, pride of place was given to an affectionately inscribed portrait of Margot Fonteyn.
For years the lamp has had pride of place in Llangollen's Green Lane.
Richard Proudfoot's contribution takes pride of place among the textual studies.
And the item deserving pride of place in such a collection ought to be Ramon Vega, with this quiz question stapled to his forehead: Which football visionary signed this man for more than he was on at Celtic and, in doing so, helped drive Watford to the brink of extinction?
But with the passing of the Mike Milken Era, these tough-as-nails honchos ceded pride of place to more benevolent figures such as Sam Walton.
And if the Cox's are hard to find, the solution is simple - to spend our money somewhere else where they are given pride of place.
Whereas China had a certain pride of place last time around, it seems that Finland and Central America figure prominently this time.
The greatest achievements in masonry construction take pride of place in the Roman Pantheon, Hagia Sophia, Brunelleschi's Dome at Florence, the dome of St.
In that "auditory landscape" pride of place was taken by the church bells that, from the early morning Angelus to the late night retreat, marked time and community identity.
So it's fitting that 10 large-scale, exuberantly colored sculptures Haring created during the late 1980s have pride of place along Santa Monica Boulevard from Doheny to La Cienega through Jan.
THE Caravan Gallery's Merseyside Pride of Place project closes its doors on Sunday.