Braddock

[brad-uh k]
noun
  1. Edward,1695–1755, British general in America.
  2. a city in SW Pennsylvania, near Pittsburgh: the site of General Braddock's defeat by the French and Indians 1755.
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Contemporary Examples of braddock

  • The mayors who turned around the world's cocaine capital ( Medellin) and a dying steel town ( Braddock, Pennsylvania).

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    The Reboot Begins

    Randall Lane

    October 23, 2010

  • Talk with the mayor who brings an Ivy League mind and tattooed arms to save Braddock, Pennsylvania.

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    Live Chat with John Fetterman

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    October 14, 2010

  • Besides, Fetterman says, the newcomers aren't about to push anyone out of Braddock who hasn't left already.

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    Mayor of Inspiration

    Samuel P. Jacobs

    October 10, 2010

  • Fetterman first came to Braddock in 2001 as an AmeriCorps volunteer.

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    Mayor of Inspiration

    Samuel P. Jacobs

    October 10, 2010

  • He thinks of reinventing Braddock similarly, trying anything to get creative types to plant roots.

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    Mayor of Inspiration

    Samuel P. Jacobs

    October 10, 2010

Historical Examples of braddock