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Duxbury

[duhks-ber-ee, -buh-ree] /ˈdʌksˌbɛr i, -bə ri/
noun
1.
a city in SE Massachusetts.
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  • Was his virtuous indignation merely the mental attitude of all the Duxbury Farleys toward things external?

    The Quickening Francis Lynde
  • Captain Alden, by the way, had fled for concealment to his relatives in Duxbury.

    Dulcibel Henry Peterson
  • Duxbury, Duxberie, Duxborough, Ducksborrow: the early writers spelled it as they pleased.

    Pilgrim Trails Frances Lester Warner
  • Another son of Thomas, Inchabod, born in 1637, was minister of Duxbury.

  • Only Mr. Duxbury Farley and his attorney were wholly unmoved.

    The Quickening Francis Lynde
  • Well try for Provincetown, seeing that I told him we were going to Duxbury.

    Four Afloat Ralph Henry Barbour
  • You pass the outskirts of Hingham, Duxbury, and soon come to the center of Kingston.

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  • We know that it does grow in Duxbury, but we must have looked in all the wrong places.

    Pilgrim Trails Frances Lester Warner
  • The same problems which baffle progress at Duxbury and Kingston are present here with all their complications.

    A Report upon the Mollusk Fisheries of Massachusetts Commissioners on Fisheries and Game
  • This was before 5:17, at which time Mr. Woolaver got off at Duxbury.

    Double Trouble Herbert Quick

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