Leavenworth

[lev-uh n-wurth, -werth]
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Historical Examples of leavenworth

  • When it was opened in Leavenworth, it was empty, save for the love and tenderness that were in it.

    The Boy Settlers

    Noah Brooks

  • The fare from Leavenworth to St. Louis was twelve dollars each.

    The Boy Settlers

    Noah Brooks

  • It is more than six hundred miles from Leavenworth to St. Louis by the river.

    The Boy Settlers

    Noah Brooks

  • Colonel Leavenworth at once made preparations to ascend the river.

    Old Fort Snelling

    Marcus L. Hansen

  • We went on to Leavenworth, where we had a dinner at the hotel which was worthy of Paris.

    Memoirs

    Charles Godfrey Leland


British Dictionary definitions for leavenworth

Leavenworth

noun
  1. a city in NE Kansas, on the Missouri River: the state's oldest city, founded in 1854 by proslavery settlers from Missouri. Pop: 35 211 (2003 est)
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