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 for mayflower
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Mayflower \May"flow`er\, n. (Bot.)
     In England, the hawthorn; in New England, the trailing
     arbutus (see Arbutus); also, the blossom of these plants.
     [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Arbutus \Ar"bu*tus\, Arbute \Ar"bute\, n. [L. arbutus, akin to
     arbor tree.]
     The strawberry tree, a genus of evergreen shrubs, of the
     Heath family. It has a berry externally resembling the
     strawberry; the arbute tree.
     [1913 Webster]
     Trailing arbutus (Bot.), a creeping or trailing plant of
        the Heath family ({Epig[ae]a repens), having white or
        usually rose-colored flowers with a delicate fragrance,
        growing in small axillary clusters, and appearing early in
        the spring; in New England known as mayflower; -- called
        also ground laurel. --Gray.
        [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: the ship in which the Pilgrim Fathers sailed from England
           to Massachusetts in 1620
      2: low-growing evergreen shrub of eastern North America with
         leathery leaves and clusters of fragrant pink or white
         flowers [syn: trailing arbutus, mayflower, Epigaea

From U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000) :

  Mayflower, AR -- U.S. city in Arkansas
     Population (2000):    1631
     Housing Units (2000): 872
     Land area (2000):     2.929154 sq. miles (7.586474 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    0.046602 sq. miles (0.120698 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    2.975756 sq. miles (7.707172 sq. km)
     FIPS code:            44750
     Located within:       Arkansas (AR), FIPS 05
     Location:             34.968118 N, 92.419603 W
     ZIP Codes (1990):     72106
     Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
      Mayflower, AR

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