[nawrth-broo k]


a city in NE Illinois. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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Historical Examples of northbrook

  • Matters went on thus till Captain Northbrook was able to walk about.

  • Captain Northbrook was not present at the reading of the will.

  • It now belongs to the Earl of Northbrook, but it sold in 1780 at a public auction in Leyden for the ridiculous sum of 1, 5s.

    Franz Hals

    Edgcumbe Staley

  • Another feature of Northbrook Island which greatly interested me was the evidence it presented of changes in the level of the sea.

    Farthest North

    Fridtjof Nansen

  • So on this occasion Lord Northbrook was determined, at all costs, to ward off such a calamity.

    Forty-one years in India

    Frederick Sleigh Roberts