[duhn-mawr, -mohr; duhn-mawr, -mohr]


John Murray, 4th Earl of,1732–1809, Scottish colonial governor in America.
a borough in NE Pennsylvania, near Scranton.

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Historical Examples of dunmore

  • These anecdotes have been related as proof that Dunmore desired Lewis beaten.

    Chronicles of Border Warfare

    Alexander Scott Withers

  • The month of June saw Mrs. Dunmore settled in her country-house for the summer.

    The Elm Tree Tales

    F. Irene Burge Smith

  • "We are always at home to our old and valued friends," replied Mrs. Dunmore.

    The Elm Tree Tales

    F. Irene Burge Smith

  • We are told by Dunmore himself that they were Virginia troops.

    Patrick Henry

    Moses Coit Tyler

  • This earl was the same old Dunmore we used to study about in our histories.

    A Jolly Fellowship

    Frank R. Stockton