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Dunmore

[duhn-mawr, -mohr; duhn-mawr, -mohr] /dʌnˈmɔr, -ˈmoʊr; ˈdʌn mɔr, -moʊr/
noun
1.
John Murray, 4th Earl of, 1732–1809, Scottish colonial governor in America.
2.
a borough in NE Pennsylvania, near Scranton.
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  • These anecdotes have been related as proof that Dunmore desired Lewis beaten.

    Chronicles of Border Warfare Alexander Scott Withers
  • The month of June saw Mrs. Dunmore settled in her country-house for the summer.

    The Elm Tree Tales F. Irene Burge Smith
  • "We are always at home to our old and valued friends," replied Mrs. Dunmore.

    The Elm Tree Tales F. Irene Burge Smith
  • We are told by Dunmore himself that they were Virginia troops.

    Patrick Henry

    Moses Coit Tyler
  • This earl was the same old Dunmore we used to study about in our histories.

    A Jolly Fellowship Frank R. Stockton
  • Coleridge visited the Beaumonts for the first time at Dunmore, in 1804.

  • Dunmore cooks up a war to make a profit out of his land-jobbing!

    A Virginia Scout Hugh Pendexter
  • Governor Dunmore had retired against an early start for Williamsburg.

    A Virginia Scout Hugh Pendexter
  • Logan held aloof from the council, and Dunmore sent to his cabin for him.

    Stories Of Ohio William Dean Howells
  • Just then he would rather have fought Dunmore than take his money.

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