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  1. Downsnoun

    the South Downs.

    Let's just go for a walk on the Downs.

  2. Downsnoun

    Down's syndrome.


  1. Downs

    Downs is a city in Osborne County, Kansas, United States. As of the 2010 census, the city population was 900.

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. downs

    An accumulation of drifted sand, which the sea gathers along its shores. The name is also applied to the anchorage or sea-space between the eastern coast of Kent and the Goodwin Sands, the well-known roadstead for ships, stretching from the South to the North Foreland, where both outward and homeward-bound ships frequently make some stay, and squadrons of men-of-war rendezvous in time of war. It is defended by the castles of Sandwich, Deal, and Dover.

Surnames Frequency by Census Records

  1. DOWNS

    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Downs is ranked #1025 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Downs surname appeared 33,922 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 12 would have the surname Downs.

    83.7% or 28,413 total occurrences were White.
    10.2% or 3,460 total occurrences were Black.
    3% or 1,028 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    1.7% or 587 total occurrences were of two or more races.
    0.6% or 224 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.
    0.6% or 210 total occurrences were Asian.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of downs in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of downs in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of downs in a Sentence

  1. Evelyn Douek:

    A lot of the really controversial cases in the past few years have been not take-downs but leave-up decisions, things like the Nancy Pelosi video, hate speech in Myanmar, and at the moment those aren't in scope for the board to review them unless Facebook itself refers them to the board.

  2. David Culley:

    I appreciate the players and coaches for staying the course with me through the ups and downs of our season, i'm disappointed we didn't win more games and I won't have a chance to improve on the lessons I've learned, but I fully understand this is a bottom-line business and I didn't do enough. I want to thank the McNair Family and Nick Caserio for giving me this opportunity, I am forever grateful for the experience.

  3. W. Somerset Maugham:

    D'you call life a bad job Never We've had our ups and downs, we've had our struggles, we've always been poor, but it's been worth it, ay, worth it a hundred times I say when I look round at my children.

  4. Abdulrahman Sameer Noorah:

    I'm not very political. I don't know all the ups and downs. But I do know this, that any agreement between the U.S. and the Saudi government that does not address the Saudi students that have not stood trial – and these guys have been accused of things like rape, possession of child pornography, and of killing my daughter Fallon, is not a good deal for the U.S..

  5. Justin Thomas:

    It was a very, very tough day, danny made it extremely difficult. He really made a lot of putts, a lot of unbelievable up and downs to kind of keep me from getting all the momentum. I really, really played solidly today.

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