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Effingham

[ef-ing-ham] /ˈɛf ɪŋˌhæm/
noun
1.
a town in central Illinois.
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  • "In doing which, I fear, you will concede all the merits," said Mr. Effingham.

    Homeward Bound James Fenimore Cooper
  • He then turned to the ladies and Mr. Effingham, and repeated his salutations.

    Homeward Bound James Fenimore Cooper
  • "They may be reclaimed by writing to London," said Mr. Effingham quietly.

    Homeward Bound James Fenimore Cooper
  • It happened that the owner of the ship, Mr. Effingham, was on board.

    An Old Sailor's Yarns Nathaniel Ames
  • England ought to bless the memory of Charles Howard of Effingham.

    Clare Avery Emily Sarah Holt
  • "Most truly, sir," said Edwards, or rather Effingham as we must now call him.

    The Pioneers James Fenimore Cooper
  • The main body of the fleet under Howard of Effingham assembled at Plymouth.

    Famous Sea Fights John Richard Hale
  • The Washington and the Effingham were burned by the British in 1778.

  • The latter, Effingham Verplank, had been a great catch, and a great beau.

    The Monster

    Edgar Saltus
  • One of the Philadelphia frigates which never got to sea was the "Effingham."

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