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  1. a town in central Illinois.
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Examples from the Web for effingham

Historical Examples

  • "In doing which, I fear, you will concede all the merits," said Mr. Effingham.

    Homeward Bound

    James Fenimore Cooper

  • He then turned to the ladies and Mr. Effingham, and repeated his salutations.

    Homeward Bound

    James Fenimore Cooper

  • "They may be reclaimed by writing to London," said Mr. Effingham quietly.

    Homeward Bound

    James Fenimore Cooper

  • It happened that the owner of the ship, Mr. Effingham, was on board.

    An Old Sailor's Yarns

    Nathaniel Ames

  • England ought to bless the memory of Charles Howard of Effingham.

    Clare Avery

    Emily Sarah Holt