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Radnor

[rad-ner] /ˈræd nər/
noun
1.
a town in SE Pennsylvania, near Philadelphia.
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  • Radnor is the newspaper man whom I—who sought to interview me.

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  • Radnor was seated in the lobby of the Hotel Astor, when Duncan entered the place.

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  • Watch him on the countermarch when they pass the Radnor cornet band.

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  • Radnor received him in a spirit of almost anxious hospitality.

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  • He's had trouble enough with his elder son; Radnor is all he has left.

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  • Radnor broke away from me and strode toward the summer house.

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  • He turned with a motion toward the house, and Radnor barred the entrance.

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  • Radnor stared but said nothing; and the detective visibly wavered.

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  • Why had Radnor acted so strangely, I asked myself again and again.

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  • First, you say that Radnor and his father did not speak at the breakfast table?

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Word Origin and History for Radnor

place in eastern Wales, the name is Old English, literally "at the red bank," from Old English read (dative singular readan; see red (n.1) + ofer "bank, slope."

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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