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Main may refer to:


Geography

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Main River (disambiguation)Main River, more commonly simply ''Main'', is a river in Germany. Main River may also refer to: *Main River (Chukotka), a river in Far Eastern Siberia *Main River (Newfoundland), a river in Newfoundland, Canada *River Main (County Antrim), a river i ...
**Most commonly the
Main (river) The Main () is the longest tributary A tributary, or affluent, is a stream or river that flows into a larger stream or main stem (or parent) river or a lake. A tributary does not flow directly into a sea or ocean. Tributaries and the main ste ...
in Germany *
Main, Iran Main ( fa, مائين, also Romanized as Mā’īn; also known as Mahīān, Māhīn, Mā’īnī, and Qal‘eh Now-e Mā’īn) is a village in Abarj Rural District, Dorudzan District, Marvdasht County, Fars Province, Iran. At the 2006 census, its p ...
, a village in Fars Province *"
Spanish Main During the Spanish colonization of the Americas The Spanish colonization of the Americas began under the Crown of Castile The Crown of Castile was a medieval polity in the Iberian Peninsula that formed in 1230 as a result of the third ...
", the Caribbean coasts of mainland Spanish territories in the 16th and 17th centuries *''
The Main Saint Laurent Boulevard also known as Saint Lawrence Boulevard (officially in french: boulevard Saint-Laurent) is a major street in Montreal Montreal ( ; officially Montréal, ) is the second-most populous city in Canada Canada is ...
'', the diverse core running through Montreal, Quebec, Canada, also separating the Two Solitudes *
Main (lunar crater) Main is a lunar impact crater An impact crater is an approximately circular depression (geology), depression in the surface of a planet, natural satellite, moon, or other solid body in the Solar System or elsewhere, formed by the hypervelocity ...
, located near the north pole of the Moon *
Main (Martian crater) Main is an impact crater An impact crater is an approximately circular depression (geology), depression in the surface of a planet, natural satellite, moon, or other solid body in the Solar System or elsewhere, formed by the hypervelocity col ...


People and organisations

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Main (surname)Main is a surname. People with the name include: * Alan Main, Scottish football goalkeeper * Alexander H. Main. American politician * Anne Main, British politician * Bert Main, Australian zoologist * Charles T. Main, American engineer * Frank Main ( ...
, a list of people with this family name *Ma'in, alternate spelling for the
Minaeans The Minaean people were the inhabitants of the kingdom of Ma'in (: ''mʿn'', vocalized ''Maʿīn''; modern Arabic ''Maʿīn'') in modern-day , dating back to the 10th century BCE-150 BCE. It was located along the strip of called by , which ...
, an ancient people of modern-day Yemen *
Main (band) Main were a British British may refer to: Peoples, culture, and language * British people, nationals or natives of the United Kingdom, British Overseas Territories, and Crown Dependencies. ** Britishness, the British identity and common cu ...
, a British ambient band formed in 1991 * Chas. T. Main, an American engineering and hydroelectric company founded in 1893 *MAIN (Mountain Area Information Network), former operator of
WPVM-LP WPVM-LP (103.7 FM) is a non-commercial LPFM Low-power broadcasting is broadcasting Broadcasting is the distributionDistribution may refer to: Mathematics *Distribution (mathematics) Distributions, also known as Schwartz distributi ...
(MAIN-FM) in Asheville, North Carolina, U.S.


Ships

* ''Main'' (ship), an iron sailing ship launched in 1884 * SS ''Main'', list of steamships with this name * ''Main'' (A515), a modern German replenishment ship * Short for
mainsail A mainsail is a sail rigged on the main mast Mast, MAST or MASt may refer to: Engineering * Mast (sailing) , a vertical spar on a sailing ship * Flagmast, a pole for flying a flag * Guyed mast , a structure supported by guy-wires * Mooring mas ...


Other

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Main (cigarette) Main is a brand of cigarettes, currently owned by British American Tobacco and manufactured by its Danish subsidiary, House of Prince. History Main was launched in 2004 and is a cigarette with a so-called Action Filter, providing a greater filtra ...
, a European brand *Main function, another name for the
entry point In computer programming Computer programming is the process of designing and building an executable In computing, executable code, an executable file, or an executable program, sometimes simply referred to as an executable or binary, cau ...

entry point
in a computer program, where control switches from the operating system to the program *
Main course A main course is the featured or primary dish in a meal A meal is an eating Eating (also known as consuming) is the ingestion Ingestion is the consumption of a substance by an organism In biology, an organism (from Ancient Gre ...

Main course
, the featured or primary dish in a meal


See also

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Main Street (disambiguation) Main Street Main Street is a metonym Metonymy () is a figure of speech in which a thing or concept is referred to by the name of something closely associated with that thing or concept. Etymology The words ''metonymy'' and ''metonym'' come fro ...
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Maine (disambiguation) Maine Maine () is a U.S. state, state in the New England region of the United States, bordered by New Hampshire to the west; the Gulf of Maine to the southeast; and the Provinces and territories of Canada, Canadian provinces of New Brunswic ...
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Mains (disambiguation) Mains may refer to: * Mains electricity Mains electricity (Commonwealth English The use of the English language English is a West Germanic languages, West Germanic language first spoken in History of Anglo-Saxon England, early medi ...
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Mane (disambiguation) Mane may refer to: *Mane (horse), the line of hair along the spine of the neck *Mane (lion), found around the male mammal's neck In arts and entertainment *Mane (film), ''Mane'' (film) is a 1990 Kannada language film directed by Girish Kasaravall ...
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Justice Main (disambiguation)Justice Main may refer to: *James Allen Main, Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of Alabama *John F. Main, Associate Justice of the List of justices of the Washington Supreme Court, Washington Supreme Court See also

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