Try Our Apps


Famous Last Words


[suhn-ber-ee, -buh-ree] /ˈsʌnˌbɛr i, -bə ri/
a city in E central Pennsylvania. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
Cite This Source
Examples from the Web for Sunbury
Historical Examples
  • These settlers made improvements on both sides of the river, and called the whole district Sunbury.

  • Sunbury was passed through, and they came again into the lonely road.

  • Blanchard says that, on this second ascent, he was carried first north-east, then east-south-east of Sunbury in Middlesex.

    Wonderful Balloon Ascents Fulgence Marion
  • He filled for a time the office of Sheriff of the old County of Sunbury.

    Glimpses of the Past W. O. Raymond
  • There was a chap by that name who had something to do with the Sunbury Cement case.

    The Brute Frederic Arnold Kummer
  • It is entered also in the book of records of the old County of Sunbury.

    Glimpses of the Past W. O. Raymond
  • A field falls into the river above Sunbury, in which there is a clump of trees of which many boating parties know.

    When a Man's Single J. M. Barrie
  • After tea Ralph said: "I am going to Sunbury to a meeting this evening."

    The Little Missis Charlotte Skinner
  • John Anderson was one of the first magistrates of the original county of Sunbury, appointed Aug. 17, 1765.

    Glimpses of the Past W. O. Raymond
  • At the school at Sunbury there was certainly a writing master and a French master.

    An Autobiography Anthony Trollope

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for Sunbury

Few English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for Sunbury

Scrabble Words With Friends

Nearby words for sunbury