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[mel-rohz] /ˈmɛlˌroʊz/
a city in E Massachusetts, near Boston.
a village in SE Scotland, on the Tweed River: ruins of a famous abbey. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • Dryburgh, Melrose, and Kelso, are hidden in the valley below.

    The Balladists John Geddie
  • This gathering, like the one in Melrose, was greatly depleted by the middle of September.

    The Foot-path Way Bradford Torrey
  • He resolved that he would become a monk, and he entered the monastery of Melrose.

    Grace Darling

    Eva Hope
  • As soon as it had gained the other bank the dog followed it to Melrose.

    Stories of Animal Sagacity W.H.G. Kingston
  • Mrs. Melrose kissed me, Wolf, and said—didn't she, Aunt Kate?

    The Beloved Woman Kathleen Norris

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