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dumbo

(ˈdəmbo)
1. n. a stupid oaf. (Also a rude term of address.) Say, dumbo, could you move out of the way?
2. n. someone with large ears. (Also a rude term of address. The name of a cartoon character elephant whose ears were large enough to fly with.) Wow, look at that dumbo with size twenty ears!
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As for some of the longer-term residents of Dumbo, they've expressed regrets, it seems, about all the efforts they've put into improving their neighborhood.
With development work in DUMBO factory buildings going on in full-steam, Walentas now faces a dilemma concerning his growth strategy.
Time Off has got 10 copies of Robin Hood & Dumbo to give away in a fantastic competition.
When Glidden moved to DUMBO in 1990, she estimates there were about 25 artists living there--now, she said, there are thousands.
And the winner of this celebrity double whammy will help all those future Schnabels and Leibovitzes, whose work we proudly show at the Dumbo Arts Center.
Jason Gerbsman, managing principal at Hudson, represented DUMBO Market in the transaction alongside Bonnie Campbell working with Two Trees Management in-house.
Then there's Dumbo - an outcast baby elephant who tries to fit in despite his huge ears.
Harvey was devastated when thieves sneaked on to his parents' farm in Alnwick and took Dumbo.
Nuxeo's technology-oriented business is a perfect fit for the dynamic Dumbo neighborhood, and we are proud to work with this compelling company.
an interactive agency based in New York's Digital District, will showcase a diverse selection of current works in progress at the annual Dumbo Arts Festival.
Brooklyn-based real estate development firm Two-Trees Management has provided a 6,440-square-foot space at a highly subsidized rate for a new city-sponsored business incubator to support the development of technology start-ups in Dumbo, the city said today.
The Wing's Dumbo location is slated to open in January 2018 and will offer new amenities for its members including the possibility of a Brooklyn-based cafe in its first-ever ground floor space.
Nowadays, of course, Dumbo is well established as one of Brooklyn's most sought-after neighborhoods.