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Campobello

[kam-puh-bel-oh] /ˌkæm pəˈbɛl oʊ/
noun
1.
an island in SE Canada, in New Brunswick province.
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  • Campobello is now a summer resort, with numerous hotels and cottages.

  • Of this latter form there is a large colony on Campobello Island.

    The Sea-beach at Ebb-tide Augusta Foote Arnold
  • "Perhaps when you get away you'll come as far as Campobello—with Mr. Boardman," she added.

    April Hopes William Dean Howells
  • Is the light of Campobello particularly good on such questions?

    April Hopes William Dean Howells
  • Have you seen any of our Campobello friends lately in Boston?

    April Hopes William Dean Howells
  • Then he said solemnly, "I am not going to Campobello next summer."

    April Hopes William Dean Howells
  • I was disposed to be critical of her at Campobello for a while, but she wore extremely well.

    April Hopes William Dean Howells
  • And after his flight from Campobello it's the last thing I expected to hear of.

    April Hopes William Dean Howells
  • I don't think that anything but rabbits was ever born on Campobello, but it went.

    A Yankee in the Trenches R. Derby Holmes
  • Campobello includes the Islands on the south east side of Passamaquoddy river.

British Dictionary definitions for Campobello

Campobello

/ˌkæmpəˈbɛləʊ/
noun
1.
an island in the Bay of Fundy, off the coast of SE Canada: part of New Brunswick province. Area: about 52 sq km (20 sq miles). Pop: 1195 (2001)
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