Risley


Risley
Samuel D., U.S. ophthalmologist, 1845–1920. See R. rotary prism.

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  • Risley — A Risley is any circus acrobalance posture where the base is lying down on their back, supporting one or more flyers with their hands, feet and/or other parts of the body.Risleys can be separated in to three general categories of skills: * Skills …   Wikipedia

  • Risley — Recorded in many forms as shown below, this is an English surname. It is locational from any of the various places named from the Old English pre 7th century words hris , meaning brushwood, plus leah , a wood or clearing. In effect the name is an …   Surnames reference

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  • Risley (disambiguation) — Risley may refer to: *Risley, a circus act, and a form of acrobalanceor a building: *Risley Residential College, connected with Cornell University *Risley Hall (Derbyshire, England), a hotel and spa in Derbyshireor a place in England: *Risley,… …   Wikipedia

  • Risley Moss — is an area of peat bog situated near Birchwood in Warrington, England. It covers an area of nowrap|210.5 acres (85.2 ha) at coor dms|53|25|20|N|2|30|12|W|city (53.4221, 2.5034).The moss is one of the last remaining fragments of the raised bogs… …   Wikipedia

  • Risley Park — is a park located off Risley Road in Oak Grove, Oregon. Risley Park is controlled by North Clackamas Parks and Recreation. Risley Park is located near a stream and has a combination of children s play equipment, picnic tables, a walking path,… …   Wikipedia

  • Risley Hall — can mean: *Risley Hall (Derbyshire, England), now a hotel *John Risley Hall at Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada *Risley Residential College at Cornell University in Ithaca, New York, USA …   Wikipedia

  • Risley, Warrington — Risley is a neighbourhood in the northeast corner of Warrington, Cheshire, England.It is south of Culcheth and is bordered to its north by the M62 motorway. During the Second World War it was the location of a Royal Ordnance Factory. After the… …   Wikipedia

  • Risley Residential College — Infobox University campus university = Cornell University color = #ffcccc name = Risley Residential College picture = Risley shield stonework.jpg use = Residential college, Dining hall, Theater style = Tudor gothic erected = 1913 demolished = |… …   Wikipedia