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[broo k-hey-vuh n] /brʊkˈheɪ vən/
a town in SW Mississippi. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • In the little town of Brookhaven, Miss., there were two lynchings in the first eight weeks of 1908.

    The Southern South Albert Bushnell Hart
  • Now they had telegraphed again, to Brookhaven, and thanks to the post-quartermaster, were going down there at once on this train.

    The Cavalier George Washington Cable
  • The largest in area is Brookhaven, which reaches all the way across the island near its central part.

  • The conscript camp was at Brookhaven, and every man had been ordered to report there or to be treated as a deserter.

    Strange True Stories of Louisiana George Washington Cable
  • A chartered car carrying fifty men and women was sidetracked at Brookhaven for three days.

  • General Maxey's brigade, about 5000 strong, was near Brookhaven, and was marching east when I was there.

    Three Months in the Southern States, April-June 1863 Arthur J. L. (Lieut.-Col.) Fremantle
  • Keep this road to Hazlehurst and then go down the main Brookhaven road till you overtake him.

    The Cavalier George Washington Cable
  • The English haven't a steamer that can catch a Brookhaven schooner.

    Among the Pines James R. Gilmore

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