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Evanston

[ev-uh n-stuh n] /ˈɛv ən stən/
noun
1.
a city in NE Illinois, on Lake Michigan, near Chicago.
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  • I 've been living in Evanston Avenue, and a very worthy locality it is, too!

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  • The women that ride in Evanston Avenue wear dresses, the same as other women wear.

    The House

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  • Under the auspices of Mrs. Harbert this was done at Evanston.

  • Orme found himself wondering how the Japanese had got to Evanston.

    The Girl and The Bill

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  • Would they not have come to Evanston by an obvious route of train or trolley.

    The Girl and The Bill

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  • The car he had caught must have gone southward from Evanston about ten forty-five.

    The Girl and The Bill

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  • Twice, since then, Ive been taken for Janet by girls who were at school with her at Evanston.

  • A hundred yards to the east was the depot of the Chicago & Evanston railroad.

    The Crime of the Century

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Evanston

/ˈɛvənstən/
noun
1.
a city in NE Illinois, on Lake Michigan north of Chicago: Northwestern University (1851). Pop: 74 360 (2003 est)
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