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Groton

[grot-n] /ˈgrɒt n/
noun
1.
a city in SE Connecticut.
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  • A sterner schooling awaited her at Groton, whither her father removed in 1833.

  • Nothing but tow-cloth breeches, and wale-cloth jacket, off there to Groton.

    Little Grandfather Sophie May
  • An old inn at Groton, Massachusetts, was mentioned as having curious papers, but they proved to be modern.

    Old Time Wall Papers Katherine Abbott Sanborn
  • It was for this reason that the boy was suddenly withdrawn from Groton.

    Under Cover Roi Cooper Megrue
  • Adam Winthrop, third of that name, who came into possession of Groton Manor.

  • There was an old man in Groton, who had but one child, and she was a daughter.

    Peter Parley's Own Story Samuel G. Goodrich
  • I am delighted at all the accounts I receive of how you are doing at Groton.

    Letters to His Children Theodore Roosevelt
  • Not a few Groton wet-bobs have, however, done well in Harvard and Yale crews.

    Rowing Rudolf Chambers Lehmann
  • But Fort Griswold, on the Groton side, was in a more finished state and the small garrison made a desperate defense.

    Life And Times Of Washington, Volume 2 John Frederick Schroeder

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