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Anne Mar·bur·y [mahr-buh-ree] /ˈmɑr bə ri/, 1591–1643, American religious liberal, born in England: banished from Massachusetts 1637.
Thomas,1711–80, American colonial administrator: royal governor of Massachusetts 1769–74; in exile from England after 1774.
a city in central Kansas, on the Arkansas River.
Ludicrous vs. RidiculousLudicrous means something is silly enough to cause amusement. Ridiculous means it’s absurd enough to invite mockery or derision.
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