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  1. Philip,1814–62, U.S. general.
  2. a city in NE New Jersey, near Newark.
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Examples from the Web for kearny

Historical Examples of kearny

  • The present Commodore Kearny commanded this ship, and he took us down to the Rock.

    Ned Myers

    James Fenimore Cooper

  • Kearny, who has seen Magenta and Solferino, meets his fate at Chantilly.

    A Little Girl of Long Ago

    Amanda Millie Douglas

  • Previously it had been owned and occupied by General "Phil" Kearny.

    As I Remember

    Marian Gouverneur

  • Mrs. Kearny was said to be the last of the "Lafayette girls."

    As I Remember

    Marian Gouverneur

  • I thank you sincerely for what you have said of Mrs. Kearny.

    As I Remember

    Marian Gouverneur