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Loughborough

/ˈlʌfbərə; -brə/
noun
1.
a town in central England, in N Leicestershire: university (1966). Pop: 55 258 (2001)
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  • In 1809 we find him established as a lace-manufacturer at loughborough, in Leicestershire.

    Self-Help Samuel Smiles
  • Neither Pitt nor Grenville knew that loughborough had played them false in 1795.

    William Pitt and the Great War John Holland Rose
  • But while Pitt sapped the approaches to the citadel, loughborough countermined him.

    William Pitt and the Great War John Holland Rose
  • "She's got her parlour an' her plush suite in loughborough," said her husband with just pride.

    The Rainbow D. H. (David Herbert) Lawrence
  • Edge rails were brought into use by Mr. Jessop in 1789, at loughborough.

  • We carried music with us, and music met us at the loughborough station.

  • Some cried to her, saying, "Thou must go to loughborough first."

    The Book of Noodles W. A. Clouston
  • On the next day loughborough met Pitt at Dundas's house, and reported him to be favourable to the idea of a coalition.

    William Pitt and the Great War John Holland Rose
  • loughborough it was who suggested the change; but Pitt must have approved it; and thereafter the Board deteriorated.

    William Pitt and the Great War John Holland Rose
  • On the 30th he sent a draft of his proposals to loughborough, a sign that he would persevere with them.

    William Pitt and the Great War John Holland Rose

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