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move-in
 n.— «It’s a refrain natives and newcomers—”move-ins” in county parlance—sing in different ways as they push the new economy, build businesses, dream of manufacturing centers that will allow the kids who grow up here to stay with their own families.» —“Piute County: ATV trails lure tourists, but quiet calm pleases residents” by Patty Henetz in Marysvale Salt Lake Tribune (Utah) Apr. 12, 2006. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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