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[oh-uh nz-bur-oh, -buhr-oh]
  1. a city in NW Kentucky, on the Ohio River.
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Historical Examples of owensboro

  • Just across the Ohio River they founded the town of Owensboro.

    Little Journeys to the Homes of the Great, Volume 11 (of 14)

    Elbert Hubbard

  • He told me hisse'f he had two thousand dollers in the Owensboro bank.

    The Tobacco Tiller

    Sarah Bell Hackley

  • Owensboro, Henderson and Wickliffe were centers of refuge for inhabitants of the lowlands, who fled before the flood.

  • Danville was selected as the place for the kindling of the next council fire, Maysville and Owensboro being also in nomination.

  • We're a talkin' of goin' to visit Mr. Lindsay's nephew: hit's in Owensboro, ain't hit, where he lives?

    The Tobacco Tiller

    Sarah Bell Hackley