[troo r-oh] Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Examples from the Web for truro

Historical Examples of truro

  • So paltry that the justices at Truro would not move against me.

    The Sea-Hawk

    Raphael Sabatini

  • The Queen's pursuivants were on their way to do what the justices of Truro refused to do.

    The Sea-Hawk

    Raphael Sabatini

  • Here in Truro it was growing everywhere, and of course in Dyer's Hollow.

    The Foot-path Way

    Bradford Torrey

  • They were traced as far as Truro, and were known to be in hiding in Cornwall.

    The Canterbury Puzzles

    Henry Ernest Dudeney

  • Well, I had to ride to Truro that afternoon, so I did not get home till late at night.

    The Birthright

    Joseph Hocking

British Dictionary definitions for truro


  1. a market town in SW England, administrative centre of Cornwall. Pop: 20 920 (2001)
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