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  1. KatherineKathleen Beauchamp Murry, 1888–1923, English short-story writer.
  2. Michael JosephMike, 1903–2001, U.S. politician: senator 1953–77.
  3. Richard,1857–1907, U.S. actor, born in Germany.
  4. Mount, a mountain in N Vermont: highest peak of the Green Mountains, 4393 feet (1339 meters).
  5. a city in W Nottinghamshire, in central England.
  6. a city in N Ohio.
  7. a town in N Connecticut.
  8. a town in SE Massachusetts.
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Examples from the Web for mansfield

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Historical Examples

  • Judge Coffinberry is a native of Mansfield, Ohio, having been born in that town in 1818.

  • Mansfield owed nothing to his noble relations, who were poor and uninfluential.


    Samuel Smiles

  • Meade gave back, back—and then Mansfield came in thunder to reinforce the blue.

    The Long Roll

    Mary Johnston

  • The hat started; Pontifex drew a stranger; so did Mansfield.

    Follow My leader

    Talbot Baines Reed

  • “More row than ever this year,” said Mansfield, as he followed Cresswell into his study.

    Follow My leader

    Talbot Baines Reed

British Dictionary definitions for mansfield


  1. a town in central England, in W Nottinghamshire: former coal-mining and cotton-textiles industries. Pop: 69 987 (2001)
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  1. Katherine, real name Kathleen Mansfield Beauchamp. 1888–1923, British writer, born in New Zealand, noted for her short stories, such as those in Bliss (1920) and The Garden Party (1922)
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