Jarrow

[jar-oh]
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Historical Examples of jarrow

  • Were Jarrow here he would find out for me, but I have sent Jarrow on other business.

    The Long Roll

    Mary Johnston

  • It is not known with any certainty where Bede was born, but it was probably at Jarrow, in the year 673.

  • "Jarrow said he'd take me," gasped Dinshaw after he had drunk.

    Isle o' Dreams

    Frederick F. Moore

  • "Thinks I'm foremast in his brig," said Jarrow, with a leer at Vanderzee.

    Isle o' Dreams

    Frederick F. Moore

  • But he and Captain Jarrow must get along if they've been together for several years.

    Isle o' Dreams

    Frederick F. Moore


British Dictionary definitions for jarrow

Jarrow

noun
  1. a port in NE England, in South Tyneside unitary authority, Tyne and Wear: ruined monastery where the Venerable Bede lived and died; its unemployed marched on London in the 1930s; shipyards, oil installations, iron and steel works. Pop: 27 526 (2001)
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