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[thawrn-tn] /ˈθɔrn tn/
William, 1759–1828, U.S. architect, born in the British Virgin Islands.
a town in NE Colorado.
a male given name. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • Then you're kidding about that horse going to start in the Thornton Stakes.

    Old Man Curry

    Charles E. (Charles Emmett) Van Loan
  • “Mr. Thornton,” she whispered, huskily, and could say no more.

    Dr. Sevier George W. Cable
  • Mr. Thornton has something to say to you,—a matter of business.

    Dr. Sevier George W. Cable
  • “Often,” said Mrs. Thornton to her husband, interpreting the half-articulated reply.

    Dr. Sevier George W. Cable
  • When they had moved into this new house, Mrs. Thornton had referred to the past indirectly.

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