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Brookline

[broo k-lahyn] /ˈbrʊkˌlaɪn/
noun
1.
a town in E Massachusetts, near Boston.
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  • Yes, Peter, this Brookline is a little cleaner than Broadway.

  • A fortnight has passed since I left Brookline, without my being able to get at my work.

  • Wednesday afternoon came, and Cynthia did not go to Brookline.

    Coniston, Complete Winston Churchill
  • I went back to Brookline soon after that to send in the story and do some telephoning.

    The Fire People

    Ray Cummings
  • The reports showed it to be slightly smaller in size than the Brookline meteor.

    The Fire People

    Ray Cummings
  • Meanwhile the light at Brookline was under constant surveillance.

    The Fire People

    Ray Cummings
  • "Good-day," said the Brookline gentleman, quietly pocketing his money.

    The History of The Hen Fever George P. Burnham
  • Julia met them in the hall of the beautiful Brookline residence.

    Across the Years Eleanor H. Porter
  • Billy found her dirt to dig in, and her furnace to shake, in Brookline.

    Miss Billy Eleanor H. Porter

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