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Tarrytown

[tar-ee-toun] /ˈtær iˌtaʊn/
noun
1.
a village in SE New York, on the Hudson River: restored home of Washington Irving.
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  • "The world is full of changes," declared the Tarrytown cousin.

    A Little Girl in Old New York Amanda Millie Douglas
  • From 1879 to 1882 a primary department was maintained at Tarrytown.

    The Deaf Harry Best
  • On Sundays she journeyed to Tarrytown to see him and Phoebe.

    What's-His-Name George Barr McCutcheon
  • She was thinking of the two in Tarrytown asleep for hours and snugly complacent.

    What's-His-Name George Barr McCutcheon
  • He established himself for a time near Tarrytown, on the Hudson river.

    Men of Our Times Harriet Beecher Stowe
  • We went to Tarrytown, and visited Aunt Julia, who rejoiced with us in our find.

    Wanted: A Cook Alan Dale
  • I motored to Tarrytown yesterday and had an interview with Mrs. Bailey.

  • At Tarrytown, I asked for work at an enormous estate with a national reputation.

    Broke Edwin A. Brown
  • British spy, captured near Tarrytown, and hanged near Tappan.

    The Spy J. Fenimore Cooper
  • Once we get to Tarrytown we can linger as long as we please.

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