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Elbert

[el-bert] /ˈɛl bərt/
noun
1.
Mount, a mountain in central Colorado, in the Sawatch range: second highest peak of the Rocky Mountains in the U.S. 14,431 feet (4399 meters).
2.
a male given name.
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  • He then brought her to Elbert County, and afterwards made her his wife.

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  • Here she was assisted to her home in Elbert County by the citizens.

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  • He held this position until his death in Elbert County, which occurred in 1834.

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  • There was no county in which he was more of an autocrat than in Elbert.

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  • His fees at Elbert were larger than at any other court except his own home in Wilkes.

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  • He was the man brought to teach the people of Elbert States' Rights.

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  • Elbert Hubbard says, I love you because you love the things I love.

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  • In the evening Dr. Elbert and some others came to hear the band play.

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  • I have a candle in my hand, which you can take, while I order Elbert to get your buggy ready.

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British Dictionary definitions for Elbert

Elbert

/ˈɛlbət/
noun
1.
Mount Elbert, a mountain in central Colorado, in the Sawatch range. Height: 4399 m (14 431 ft)
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