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[suhd-ber-ee, -buh-ree]
  1. a city in S Ontario, in S Canada.
  2. a city in NE Massachusetts.
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Related formsSud·bu·ri·an [suhd-byoo r-ee-uh n] /sʌdˈbyʊər i ən/, adjective
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Examples from the Web for sudbury

Historical Examples

  • At Sudbury are the nickel-mines that are among the most productive in the world.

    Commercial Geography

    Jacques W. Redway

  • The Sudbury ores carry also an average of about 1.5 per cent of copper.

  • While he took his siesta she ran up to Sudbury Street, or did an errand.

    A Little Girl in Old Boston

    Amanda Millie Douglas

  • The borough of Sudbury went so far as to advertise itself for sale.

  • How is 't my fault if mine uncles and Sudbury and the council be spendthrifts?

    Long Will

    Florence Converse

British Dictionary definitions for sudbury


  1. a city in central Canada, in Ontario: a major nickel-mining centre. Pop: 103 879 (2001)
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