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[bang-gawr, -ger] /ˈbæŋ gɔr, -gər/
a seaport in S Maine, on the Penobscot River. Unabridged
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  • Thomas and Nina were married at her home in Bangor, December 26, 1872.

    Mary and I Stephen Return Riggs
  • “We may recover it at some pawnshop in Bangor, when we go back,” replied Jerry.

    The Camp in the Snow William Murray Graydon
  • The scene in the house of the Archdeacon of Bangor is too exquisite for any one to desire it to be proved a fable.

    Henry of Monmouth, Volume 2 J. Endell Tyler
  • The earlier portion was fairly described by the Committee of the Bangor Hort.

    Farm drainage Henry Flagg French
  • In 1894 he became principal of the Congregational college at Bangor.

  • It was evident that he was going up the river, perhaps to Bangor.

    The Yacht Club Oliver Optic
British Dictionary definitions for Bangor


/ˈbæŋɡɔː; -ɡə/
a university town in NW Wales, in Gwynedd, on the Menai Strait. Pop: 15 280 (2001)
a town in SE Northern Ireland, in North Down district, Co Down, on Belfast Lough. Pop: 58 388 (2001)
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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