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Word usage

Word Usage is how a word, phrase, or concept is used in a language. Lexicographers gather samples of written or spoken instances where a word is used and analyze them to determine patterns of regional or social usage as well as meaning. A word, for example the English word "donny" (a round rock about the size of a man's head) may be only a rare regional usage, or a word may used world wide by all English speakers and have one or several evolving definitions such as the word "hacker."

Word usage may also involve grammar and thus be the subject of profound analysis.

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Battle Creek, Michigan

... residing in the city. The population density is 481.1/km² (1,246.0/mi²). There are 23,525 housing units at an average density of 212.1/km² (549.3/mi²). ...

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