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Elmhurst

[elm-hurst] /ˈɛlm hɜrst/
noun
1.
a city in NE Illinois, W of Chicago.
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  • We passed Maywood and Elmhurst as we followed the main-traveled road.

    On a Donkey's Hurricane Deck R. Pitcher Woodward
  • Margaret had not gone to Elmhurst without a struggle on the part of her mother.

    The Turn of the Tide

    Eleanor H. Porter
  • It was because of all this, therefore, that Margaret had been sent to Elmhurst.

    The Turn of the Tide

    Eleanor H. Porter
  • Five miles to Elmhurst, and the train for the North starts at eight.

    54-40 or Fight

    Emerson Hough
  • "They're over in the library at Elmhurst," he added to Swain.

    The Gloved Hand Burton E. Stevenson
  • It was a jolly party that assembled at the dinner-table in Elmhurst that evening.

  • She's one of the maids here at Elmhurst, and you're quite likely to see her again.

  • "About the time that Lucy went away, you appeared at Elmhurst," continued Tom.

  • That was before either of us knew she was employed at Elmhurst.

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