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Stabroek

noun
  1. the former name (until 1812) of Georgetown
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Historical Examples

  • I should have said that the vessel belonged to Stabroek, Guiana, then a Dutch settlement.

    The Wanderers

    W.H.G. Kingston

  • Here the river is two-thirds as broad as the Demerara at Stabroek.

  • The Apourapoura is nearly one-third the size of the Demerara at Stabroek.

  • The Apoura-poura is nearly one-third the size of the Demerara at Stabroek.

  • It would be a tedious journey for him who wishes to travel through these wilds to set out from Stabroek on foot.