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Jonesboro

[johnz-bur-oh, -buhr-oh]
noun
  1. a city in NE Arkansas.
  2. a town in NE Tennessee: oldest town in Tennessee.
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Historical Examples

  • If you are to do any good to Rosecrans it will not do to waste time with Jonesboro.

    The Papers And Writings Of Abraham Lincoln, Volume Six

    Abraham Lincoln

  • I have a commission for you at Jonesboro, in what was once the unspeakable State of Franklin.

    The Crossing

    Winston Churchill

  • "Nollichucky Jack's been heah, in Jonesboro, young man," said he.

    The Crossing

    Winston Churchill

  • Could it be Tipton and his men riding from Jonesboro to capture Sevier?

    The Crossing

    Winston Churchill

  • He was a man at Jonesboro, and tradition says that he fought with a fence-rail.

    The Crossing

    Winston Churchill