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Sherbrooke

[shur-broo k] /ˈʃɜr brʊk/
noun
1.
a city in S Quebec, in SE Canada.
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  • It is about sixteen miles from Sherbrooke, and four-and-a-half from the station (Birchton).

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

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  • 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.

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

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  • Mr. A————- thought a moment, held out his hand to Mr. L————-, and turned his face towards Sherbrooke.

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  • The prominent friends of Donald were arrested and conveyed to Sherbrooke Jail, bail being refused.

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  • I know the spot, for it is near the old school where the road turns for Sherbrooke.

  • At Sherbrooke, in the afternoon, flags were flying everywhere and arches had been erected on all the principal streets.

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  • A beautiful bear-skin was then presented to the Duchess by Mrs. Worthington on behalf of the ladies of Sherbrooke.

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British Dictionary definitions for Sherbrooke

Sherbrooke

/ˈʃɜːˌbrʊk/
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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