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Ashburton

[ash-bur-tn] /ˈæʃ bɜr tn/
noun
1.
1st Baron, Baring, Alexander.
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  • "Let us talk it all over," she said, giving Mr Ashburton a chair near her own.

    Miss Marjoribanks Mrs (Margaret) Oliphant
  • The boundary question was afterwards settled by the Ashburton Treaty.

    Wilmot and Tilley James Hannay
  • The Ashburton treaty was not the law of Canada, because the Government had neglected to legalize it by statute.

  • Ashburton defended his country stoutly and refused satisfaction.

    Expansion and Conflict William E. Dodd
  • Webster and Ashburton took up the problem and by mutual concessions came to a fair but very unpopular agreement.

    Expansion and Conflict William E. Dodd
  • A reference to the “Ashburton Treaty” concluded at Washington in 1842.

  • I know the Ashburton is before us, and not far off now; and as it is the largest river?

  • There were seven Elders on board the English sail ship, Ashburton.

  • Leaning back in the shadows, Colonel Ashburton gazed at him with a perplexed and questioning look.

    The Builders Ellen Glasgow
  • "Mr Ashburton is very well-bred and agreeable," Mrs John said, with emphasis.

    Miss Marjoribanks Mrs (Margaret) Oliphant

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