web·site | \ˈweb-ˌsīt \
variants: or Web site or less commonly web site

Definition of website 

: a group of World Wide Web pages usually containing hyperlinks to each other and made available online by an individual, company, educational institution, government, or organization

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Meanwhile, observant fans noticed today (July 12) that Gaga's official website is currently down. Connor Whittum, Billboard, "Lady Gaga Reunites With 'Born This Way' Era Artistic Directors & Photographers," 12 July 2018 The real-time data will be available to tribal communities in the region on a website. Joshua Emerson Smith,, "$10 million in cap-and-trade dollars awarded for environmental justice programs, including to native tribe in San Diego," 11 July 2018 To find your closest store, head over to 7-Eleven's official website. Daniel Wilson, sacbee, "It’s 7-Eleven Day and that means free Slurpees, $1 hot dogs," 11 July 2018 Information on the organization can be found at its website, or by calling 602-400-2601, ext. 1. Lauren Castle, azcentral, "Arizona groups offer health, housing help to LGBT youth," 14 July 2018 Members at Fort Smith, Ark.-based ABF ratified most of the new national agreement in May but rejected some supplements, according to the Teamsters website. Jennifer Smith, WSJ, "UPS, Teamsters Reach Tentative Deal on Trucking Labor Contract," 13 July 2018 The limestone face of the building features six sculpted figures that represent courage, memory, peace, victory, liberty and patriotism, according to the memorial's website. Ethan May, Indianapolis Star, "Why there's scaffolding around much of the Indiana War Memorial," 13 July 2018 Menus catering to vegan, vegetarian and gluten-free will be identifiable at the website. Lauren Delgado,, "Magical Dining Month menus for 2018 revealed," 12 July 2018 DirectConnectMKE bridges the public and private sector: Employers will update it with job listings, which subscribers can then access by downloading the application at DirectConnnectMKE's website. Ahmed Elbenni, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Aldermen unveil new app to help combat unemployment in Milwaukee," 12 July 2018

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First Known Use of website

1993, in the meaning defined above

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