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Trumbull

[truhm-buh l]
noun
  1. John,1756–1843, U.S. painter (son of Jonathan Trumbull).
  2. Jonathan,1710–85, U.S. statesman.
  3. a town in SW Connecticut.
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Historical Examples

  • The township of Cleveland, of the county of Trumbull, was organized in 1800.

    Cleveland Past and Present

    Maurice Joblin

  • Mr. Philpot died in Liberty township, Trumbull county, June 2d, 1851.

  • I've been working for Trumbull & Davison, the paper dealers.

    From Farm to Fortune

    Horatio Alger Jr.

  • One of these had been named after Senator Trumbull by the Major in the autumn of 1870.

    A Canyon Voyage

    Frederick S. Dellenbaugh

  • Fessenden, like Trumbull, was entitled to rank as a real statesman.

    The Negro and the Nation

    George S. Merriam