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[johnz-bur-oh, -buhr-oh] /ˈdʒoʊnz bɜr oʊ, -bʌr oʊ/
a city in NE Arkansas.
a town in NE Tennessee: oldest town in Tennessee. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • The day was pleasant but the audience was the smallest of the series, except the one at Jonesboro.

  • If you are to do any good to Rosecrans it will not do to waste time with Jonesboro.

  • Could it be Tipton and his men riding from Jonesboro to capture Sevier?

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  • I have a commission for you at Jonesboro, in what was once the unspeakable State of Franklin.

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  • During the time that we remained near Jonesboro', the brigade improved very much.

  • "Nollichucky Jack's been heah, in Jonesboro, young man," said he.

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  • I desire to know whether Mr. Lincolns principles will bear transplanting from Ottawa to Jonesboro?

  • He was a man at Jonesboro, and tradition says that he fought with a fence-rail.

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  • At Jonesboro it carried the works in front of it by a brilliant charge, but at heavy loss.

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  • Help me to do so as quickly as possible, that I may go back to Jonesboro to-night.

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