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Boone

[boon] /bun/
noun
1.
Daniel, 1734–1820, American pioneer, especially in Kentucky.
2.
Pat, born 1934, U.S. singer.
3.
a city in central Iowa.
4.
a town in NW North Carolina.
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  • There is a small hatchet modelled after the daniel boone tomahawk, generally known as the "camp axe."

    On the Trail Lina Beard and Adelia Belle Beard
  • daniel boone was a boy who lived on the edge of the deep woods in Pennsylvania.

    Daniel Boone Katharine E. Wilkie
  • daniel boone and his men had to safeguard their families and the future of their company.

    Blue Ridge Country Jean Thomas
  • daniel boone drove a supply wagon for the English and the Americans.

    Daniel Boone Katharine E. Wilkie
  • In this desire we fall naturally on the romantic yet pertinent story of that typical and historical frontiersman, daniel boone.

    The Way to the West Emerson Hough
  • That's where the great daniel boone, that's helping us just now, makes his home.

    The Phantom of the River Edward S. Ellis
  • We have seen that daniel boone was neither the first explorer nor the first settler of Kentucky.

    Daniel Boone Reuben Gold Thwaites
  • The name of daniel boone is a conspicuous one in the annals of our country.

    Daniel Boone John S. C. Abbott
  • It is said that it was by daniel boone's advice that they first thought of making this purchase.

  • daniel boone was wont to make such a camp in the forests of Kentucky.

British Dictionary definitions for daniel boone

Boone

/buːn/
noun
1.
Daniel. 1734–1820, American pioneer, explorer, and guide, esp in Kentucky
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