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Sherbrooke

[shur-broo k]
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noun
  1. a city in S Quebec, in SE Canada.
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Examples from the Web for sherbrooke

Historical Examples

  • The return fare from Montreal to Sherbrooke, 102 miles, first-class, is $5 60c.

    Canada for Gentlemen

    James Seton Cockburn

  • It is about sixteen miles from Sherbrooke, and four-and-a-half from the station (Birchton).

    Canada for Gentlemen

    James Seton Cockburn

  • From Sherbrooke we went with the mails on a pair-horse waggon to Magog.

  • "But not that contempt which familiarity breeds, I should imagine," was Sherbrooke's mild rejoinder.

    Collections and Recollections

    George William Erskine Russell

  • They now all roared together again, and at Sherbrooke they changed cars.


British Dictionary definitions for sherbrooke

Sherbrooke

noun
  1. a city in E Canada, in S Quebec: university. It is an industrial and commercial centre. Pop: 127 354 (2001)
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