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Evanston

[ev-uh n-stuh n]
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noun
  1. a city in NE Illinois, on Lake Michigan, near Chicago.
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  • The women that ride in Evanston Avenue wear dresses, the same as other women wear.

    The House

    Eugene Field

  • I 've been living in Evanston Avenue, and a very worthy locality it is, too!

    The House

    Eugene Field

  • Under the auspices of Mrs. Harbert this was done at Evanston.

  • The car he had caught must have gone southward from Evanston about ten forty-five.

    The Girl and The Bill

    Bannister Merwin

  • Would they not have come to Evanston by an obvious route of train or trolley.

    The Girl and The Bill

    Bannister Merwin


British Dictionary definitions for evanston

Evanston

noun
  1. a city in NE Illinois, on Lake Michigan north of Chicago: Northwestern University (1851). Pop: 74 360 (2003 est)
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