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Brookings

[broo k-ingz] /ˈbrʊk ɪŋz/
noun
1.
Robert Somers
[suhm-erz] /ˈsʌm ərz/ (Show IPA),
1850–1932, U.S. merchant and philanthropist.
2.
a city in E South Dakota.
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  • Yes, it is forty miles to Brookings' halfway house, as we had guessed.

    In the Oregon Country George Palmer Putnam
  • But what Brookings says goes, around here, so it's you for the woods.

    The Skylark of Space Edward Elmer Smith and Lee Hawkins Garby
  • Mr. Brookings was later placed in charge of price fixing and Judge Parker in charge of priorities.

  • No, Brookings, a raid in force is the only sure and safe way.

    The Skylark of Space Edward Elmer Smith and Lee Hawkins Garby
  • At four o'clock Brookings was ushered into the private office of the master criminal, who was plainly ill at ease.

    The Skylark of Space Edward Elmer Smith and Lee Hawkins Garby

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