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Bathurst

[bath-erst]
noun
  1. former name of Banjul.
  2. a town in E New South Wales, in SE Australia.
  3. a port on the Gulf of St. Lawrence in NE New Brunswick, in SE Canada: summer resort.
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Examples from the Web for bathurst

Historical Examples

  • One of these cases resulted in the famous Bathurst Inlet patrol.

    Policing the Plains

    R.G. MacBeth

  • Harry looked at Dr. Bathurst to intimate it was time to be gone.

    The Pigeon Pie

    Charlotte M. Yonge

  • “Mrs Bathurst told me so, and not a quarter of an hour ago,” replied the woman.

    Valerie

    Frederick Marryat

  • I had forgotten it all again by the time we were ready for our journey to Bathurst.

  • May I ask if Mr. Bathurst is really now in W——, and when he arrived?

    The Diamond Coterie

    Lawrence L. Lynch


British Dictionary definitions for bathurst

Bathurst

noun
  1. a town in SE Australia, in E New South Wales: scene of a gold rush in 1851. Pop: 27 036 (2001)
  2. a port in E Canada, in NE New Brunswick: rich mineral resources. Pop: 16 427 (2001)
  3. the former name (until 1973) of Banjul
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