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Cherry

A British slang term for one pound. It is an example of Cockney rhyming slang.
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A total of 18 cherry trees had been planted in the cemetery - now just six remain after two incidents.
Restoration Japanese garden to receive cherry trees gift
Around 260 cherry trees are also planted in Nogeyama animal park.
The mayor of the town heard of this, and wrote his own poem with a promise that he would let the cherry trees be.
The Brooklyn Botanic Garden in New York City also celebrates the blooming of cherry trees that were a gift from the Japanese government.
The symbolic cherry trees there have been some of the only signs of life in a ghost town left empty by the nearby nuclear disaster at the Fukushima Daiichi power plant.
Seeking ancient cherry trees that had been cared for and protected in Japan for generations was a remarkable experience for Henderson, who visited ancient trees and culturally-celebrated cherry blossom sites.
During the Edo period (1600-1868), the government encouraged citizens to plant cherry trees, which led ordinary people to enjoy hanami.
The cherry trees reached peak bloom (when more than 70% of the trees are fully flowering) on March 25th - more than 10 days early.
A: In Ohio, cherry trees have been hit hard the last two winters.
Washington rarely talked about it later in life, and we're left with fabrications about hatchet jobs on cherry trees and other parables created by Mason Locke "Pastor" Weems, an early, particularly inventive Washington chronicler.
The cherry Blossom Festival, held in late March or early April, includes a parade on Pennsylvania Avenue that passes through Pennsylvania Avenue NHS, a kite festival, food, interpretive walks and talks, nonpersonal services (such as waysides/interpretive signs), and millions who come to see miles of blooming ornamental cherry trees over a two-week period.