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[duhn-mawr, -mohr; duhn-mawr, -mohr] /dʌnˈmɔr, -ˈmoʊr; ˈdʌn mɔr, -moʊr/
John Murray, 4th Earl of, 1732–1809, Scottish colonial governor in America.
a borough in NE Pennsylvania, near Scranton. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • Governor Dunmore sent runners to the Indian towns requesting the chiefs to meet him.

    Rodney, the Ranger John V. Lane
  • Dunmore cooks up a war to make a profit out of his land-jobbing!

    A Virginia Scout Hugh Pendexter
  • Mrs. Dunmore and Jennie were busy in talking over the past, and forming plans for the future, when Mr. Colbert was announced.

    The Elm Tree Tales F. Irene Burge Smith
  • Coleridge visited the Beaumonts for the first time at Dunmore, in 1804.

  • This measure Lord Dunmore hoped would “oblige the rebels to disperse, in order to take care of their families and property.”

  • Logan held aloof from the council, and Dunmore sent to his cabin for him.

    Stories Of Ohio William Dean Howells
  • Governor Dunmore had retired against an early start for Williamsburg.

    A Virginia Scout Hugh Pendexter
  • He first proposed to her to go and live in Dublin, but she said she preferred Dunmore.

    The Kellys and the O'Kellys Anthony Trollope
  • Perhaps the most impressive case of this delusive cure of incurable disease is that of the Earl of Dunmore.

    The Religio-Medical Masquerade Frederick William Peabody
  • He felt that the widow had had the best of it, and he also felt that every one in Dunmore was against him.

    The Kellys and the O'Kellys Anthony Trollope

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