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Berwyn

[bur-win] /ˈbɜr wɪn/
noun
1.
a city in NE Illinois, near Chicago.
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  • For dinner we had salmon and leg of mutton; the salmon from the Dee, the leg from the neighbouring Berwyn.

    Wild Wales George Borrow
  • No courserman could pass the Berwyn and Plinlimmon hills in so wild a storm.

    Historic Boys Elbridge Streeter Brooks
  • The name of Rome was made known, and made terrible, through Wales by a great battle fought on the eastern slopes of the Berwyn.

    A Short History of Wales Owen M. Edwards
  • There are two roads from Llangollen to Chirk, one the low or post road, and the other leading over the Berwyn.

    Wild Wales George Borrow
  • A pleasant road it proved: on our right at some distance was the mighty Berwyn; close on our left the hill called Pen y Coed.

    Wild Wales George Borrow
  • At another time he tried to cross the Berwyn, but was beaten back by great storms.

    A Short History of Wales Owen M. Edwards
  • Berwyn was a village situated about ten miles east of Broken Bow.

    Collection of Nebraska Pioneer Reminiscences Nebraska Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution
  • I shall never forget my first impression on arriving at Berwyn very early on that September morning.

    Collection of Nebraska Pioneer Reminiscences Nebraska Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution

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