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Frome

/frəʊm/
noun
1.
Lake Frome, a shallow salt lake in NE South Australia: intermittently filled with water. Length: 100 km (60 miles). Width: 48 km (30 miles)
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  • To the electors of frome he spoke of the tremendous responsibility of the Ministers.

    The Grand Old Man Richard B. Cook
  • As farre (sayth one) is that frome a couetous man that he hath, as that he hath nat.

  • It was in 1247 that the course of the frome was diverted to a new channel.

  • Next day we traveled to frome's Hill, and visited the Saints by the way.

    Wilford Woodruff Matthias F. Cowley
  • It is a small grey cottage in the meadows by the frome, opposite the gaol.

    Thomas Hardy's Dorset Robert Thurston Hopkins
  • These poor creatures at frome have pawned all their things, or nearly all.

    Rural Rides William Cobbett
  • Miss frome was reassured to see that she was as well dressed as anyone in the room.

    Danger at the Drawbridge Mildred A. Wirt
  • The principal rivers are the Stour, the frome, and the Piddle.

  • frome possesses a large printing establishment and art metal-works.

    Somerset G.W. Wade and J.H. Wade
  • The W. tower, like the neighbouring church of frome, carries a spire.

    Somerset G.W. Wade and J.H. Wade

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