tombstone

tombstone (n.) 1560s, originally the flat stone atop a grave (or the lid of a stone coffin); from TOMB (Cf. tomb) + STONE (Cf. stone) (n.). Meaning "gravestone, headstone" is attested from 1711. The city in Arizona, U.S., said to have been named by prospector Ed Schieffelin, who found silver there in 1877 after being told all he would find there was his tombstone.

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  • Tombstone — Allen Street in Tombstone Lage im County und in Arizona …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Tombstone — puede refererise a: Tombstone, una ciudad del estado de Arizona en los Estados Unidos. Tombstone, película de 1993. Esta página de desambiguación cataloga artículos relacionados con el mismo título. Si llegaste a …   Wikipedia Español

  • tombstone ad — UK US noun [C] STOCK MARKET, FINANCE ► TOMBSTONE ADVERTISEMENT(Cf. ↑tombstone advertisement) …   Financial and business terms

  • Tombstone — Tombstone, AZ U.S. city in Arizona Population (2000): 1504 Housing Units (2000): 839 Land area (2000): 4.299826 sq. miles (11.136498 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 4.299826 sq. miles (11.136498… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Tombstone, AZ — U.S. city in Arizona Population (2000): 1504 Housing Units (2000): 839 Land area (2000): 4.299826 sq. miles (11.136498 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 4.299826 sq. miles (11.136498 sq. km) FIPS… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Tombstone — ( надгробный камень ) информационное объявление в прессе об эмиссии ценных бумаг. Является элементом процесса первичного публичного размещения (IPO) в США. Содержит информацию об объёме эмиссии, цене за одну акцию, о синдикате андеррайтеров и… …   Википедия

  • tombstone — ● tombstone nom masculin (de l anglais tombstone, pierre tombale) Avis publié dans la presse ou par voie d affichage et annonçant une opération financière en cours (emprunt, augmentation de capital, O.P.A., etc.) …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Tombstone — Tomb stone , n. A stone erected over a grave, to preserve the memory of the deceased. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • tombstone — An announcement in a newspaper or magazine which provides the basic details of a securities offering and the banks involved. Practical Law Dictionary. Glossary of UK, US and international legal terms. www.practicallaw.com. 2010 …   Law dictionary

  • tombstone ad — n. An advertisement in a newspaper announcing that a corporation is going to put up for sale an offering of stock. The Essential Law Dictionary. Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. Amy Hackney Blackwell. 2008 …   Law dictionary

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