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Trumbull

[truhm-buh l] /ˈtrʌm bəl/
noun
1.
John, 1756–1843, U.S. painter (son of Jonathan Trumbull).
2.
Jonathan, 1710–85, U.S. statesman.
3.
a town in SW Connecticut.
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  • The township of Cleveland, of the county of Trumbull, was organized in 1800.

  • Mr. Philpot died in Liberty township, Trumbull county, June 2d, 1851.

  • I've been working for Trumbull & Davison, the paper dealers.

    From Farm to Fortune Horatio Alger Jr.
  • One of these had been named after Senator Trumbull by the Major in the autumn of 1870.

    A Canyon Voyage Frederick S. Dellenbaugh
  • Fessenden, like Trumbull, was entitled to rank as a real statesman.

    The Negro and the Nation George S. Merriam
  • Trumbull's rooms were a feast for the eye—aglow with red roses.

    Eben Holden Irving Bacheller
  • We offered to walk home with her, but she said Trumbull was coming at twelve.

    Eben Holden Irving Bacheller
  • My old self was near done for and the man Trumbull had a new lease of life.

    Eben Holden Irving Bacheller
  • Senator Trumbull, of Illinois, moved that the offenders be arrested.

    The Clansman Thomas Dixon
  • You remember how we used to joke about poor Mr. Trumbull's dog.

    The Vicar of Bullhampton

    Anthony Trollope

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