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Renfrew

[ren-froo] /ˈrɛn fru/
noun
1.
a historic county in SW Scotland.
Also called Renfrewshire
[ren-froo-sheer, -sher] /ˈrɛn fruˌʃɪər, -ʃər/ (Show IPA)
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  • In Renfrew he was regarded as a kind of wizard, and he is said to have emigrated to Virginia, where he died.

  • Well, after he left the telegraph office he went to the Renfrew House.

    Owen Clancy's Happy Trail Burt L. Standish
  • It was ten o'clock when they walked into the lobby of the Renfrew House.

    Owen Clancy's Happy Trail Burt L. Standish
  • On the other side of the river are the towns of Paisley and Renfrew.

  • Part of the parish extends across the Clyde into the shire of Renfrew.

  • The petulant whining of the jackals prevented Renfrew from sleeping.

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    Robert Smythe Hichens
  • And Renfrew said to himself that the jackals kept him from sleeping.

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    Robert Smythe Hichens
  • It was a curious scene and one that stirred in Renfrew a deep excitement.

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  • You could charm snakes more certainly than any Arab, Renfrew said.

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  • Claire did not turn her head, and Renfrew could not ride by her side.

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British Dictionary definitions for Renfrew

Renfrew

/ˈrɛnfruː/
noun
1.
an industrial town in W central Scotland, in Renfrewshire, W of Glasgow. Pop: 20 251 (2001)
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