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[suhd-ber-ee, -buh-ree] /ˈsʌdˌbɛr i, -bə ri/
a city in S Ontario, in S Canada.
a city in NE Massachusetts.
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[suhd-byoo r-ee-uh n] /sʌdˈbyʊər i ən/ (Show IPA),
adjective Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • Ontario has in its nickel-mines of Sudbury a mineral treasure not found elsewhere in equal abundance in the world.

  • At Sudbury are the nickel-mines that are among the most productive in the world.

    Commercial Geography Jacques W. Redway
  • How is 't my fault if mine uncles and Sudbury and the council be spendthrifts?

    Long Will Florence Converse
  • The Sudbury ores carry also an average of about 1.5 per cent of copper.

  • Of a sudden there were lights moving in the distance where lay the highroad to Sudbury.

    Robert Annys: Poor Priest Annie Nathan Meyer
  • While he took his siesta she ran up to Sudbury Street, or did an errand.

    A Little Girl in Old Boston Amanda Millie Douglas
  • There was a little grandson in Sudbury Street, and Mercy had proved a very agreeable daughter-in-law.

    A Little Girl in Old Boston Amanda Millie Douglas
  • We rode to Sudbury gates and called on the townspeople to open their gates.

    King Olaf's Kinsman Charles Whistler
  • The journey to Sudbury proved to be a longer one than was anticipated.

  • “Moreover, my daughter was born at Sudbury,” said the Duke of York.

    Chivalry James Branch Cabell
British Dictionary definitions for Sudbury


/ˈsʌdbərɪ; -brɪ/
a city in central Canada, in Ontario: a major nickel-mining centre. Pop: 103 879 (2001)
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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