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Recent Examples on the Web The Ultrawide is great for capturing a wider frame, like a city skyline or a big tree, without moving. Jacob Krol, CNN Underscored, "Samsung gets closer to foldable perfection with the Z Fold 2, but it’ll cost you," 11 Sep. 2020 Sperry, who lives in a pecan forest, said that lightning strikes are the most common cause of big tree loss. Paula Allen,, "Hunt is on for massive San Antonio pecan tree photographed in early 1900s by controversial eugenics promoter," 13 June 2020 Adding density in single-family home neighborhoods will target demolishing the most affordable homes, eliminate green yards that produce oxygen and remove big trees that act as carbon offsets. oregonlive, "Portland Commissioner Position 2 candidates explain what city policy changes they’ll immediately support if elected," 25 Apr. 2020 Louisville may ban big trees near power lines Councilwoman Donna Purvis, D-5th, who was the sole no vote, said she was concerned about private property rights. Darcy Costello, The Courier-Journal, "Tree canopy ordinance finally clears Metro Council, along with rental help, city borrowing," 24 Apr. 2020 Sequoia and Kings National Parks, California Want to see some of the biggest trees in North America. Andrea Romano, Travel + Leisure, "24 of the Most Scenic Places to Camp in the United States," 27 May 2018 People were parking their cars on the roots of the big trees. Los Angeles Times, "Yosemite’s Sequoias have a vital message. Listen to them, urges Terry Tempest Williams," 7 Oct. 2019 Once railroads snaked their way into the mountains in the late 1800s, the big trees were quickly plundered. Washington Post, "Kentucky was devastated for decades by mountaintop removal. Now scientists have figured out a way to undo the damage — one tree at a time.," 13 Feb. 2020 In the small town of Baxter, Mike Stephens was awakened when a big tree crashed through the roof of his house. Washington Post, "Death toll from Tennessee tornadoes climbs to at least 24," 4 Mar. 2020

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1853, in the meaning defined above

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“Big tree.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 Sep. 2020.

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