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Bathurst

[bath-erst] /ˈbæθ ərst/
noun
1.
former name of Banjul.
2.
a town in E New South Wales, in SE Australia.
3.
a port on the Gulf of St. Lawrence in NE New Brunswick, in SE Canada: summer resort.
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  • One of these cases resulted in the famous Bathurst Inlet patrol.

    Policing the Plains R.G. MacBeth
  • Harry looked at Dr. Bathurst to intimate it was time to be gone.

    The Pigeon Pie Charlotte M. Yonge
  • “Mrs Bathurst told me so, and not a quarter of an hour ago,” replied the woman.

    Valerie Frederick Marryat
  • I had forgotten it all again by the time we were ready for our journey to Bathurst.

    Miss Grantley's Girls

    Thomas Archer
  • May I ask if Mr. Bathurst is really now in W——, and when he arrived?

    The Diamond Coterie Lawrence L. Lynch
  • Your burglars keep a sharp eye on us, at all events, Mr. Bathurst.

    The Diamond Coterie Lawrence L. Lynch
  • Mr. Bathurst, why did you ask me if I suspected who stole my diamonds?

    The Diamond Coterie Lawrence L. Lynch
  • She smiled at sight of him, hoping to obtain some news of Bathurst.

    The Diamond Coterie Lawrence L. Lynch
  • "I know better than to kick against Bathurst," he said doggedly.

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  • But Mr. Bathurst took no notice of this, and hurried on with his story.

    The Diamond Coterie Lawrence L. Lynch
British Dictionary definitions for Bathurst

Bathurst

/ˈbæθəst/
noun
1.
a town in SE Australia, in E New South Wales: scene of a gold rush in 1851. Pop: 27 036 (2001)
2.
a port in E Canada, in NE New Brunswick: rich mineral resources. Pop: 16 427 (2001)
3.
the former name (until 1973) of Banjul
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