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Staunton

[stan-tn] /ˈstæn tn/
noun
1.
a city in N Virginia.
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  • Why did you leave your western home and come to Staunton, Marah?

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  • And now, by the way, I must be off to see some of my patients in Staunton.

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  • I have sent off for two old and experienced practitioners from Staunton.

    Hidden Hand

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  • "Let me see," said Holmes, seating himself on Staunton's bed.

    The Return of Sherlock Holmes Arthur Conan Doyle
  • This gentleman, Mr. Staunton's friend, was referred to me by Scotland Yard.

    The Return of Sherlock Holmes Arthur Conan Doyle
  • An orderly came back last night from the convoy on the way to Staunton.

    The Long Roll Mary Johnston
  • The train from Staunton came in—box cars and a passenger coach.

    The Long Roll Mary Johnston
  • He mounted his horse and stood ready to attend Clara to Staunton.

    Capitola's Peril Mrs. E.D.E.N. Southworth
  • I trust I may not be detained in Staunton more than a day or two.

    Recollections and Letters of General Robert E. Lee (His Son) Captain Robert E. Lee
  • She then was put on the train and sent to Staunton, where I met her.

    Recollections and Letters of General Robert E. Lee (His Son) Captain Robert E. Lee

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