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[giz-bern] /ˈgɪz bərn/
a seaport on E North Island, in N New Zealand. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • My dear Mrs. Gisborne—I am very sorry that you have so much trouble with my commissions, and vainly, too!

  • Mr. Field invited Mr. Gisborne to his house in order to discuss the project.

  • To-day we reached Gisborne, and anchored in a big bay; there was a heavy sea on, so we remained on board.

    Following the Equator, Complete Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
  • It was no longer she who presided at the feast, but her portrait by Gisborne, R.A.

    The Creators May Sinclair
  • His name was Guy of Gisborne, and he hailed from the borders of Lancashire.

    Robin Hood Paul Creswick
  • “That is Mr. Gisborne,” said he, as soon as the gentleman was past.

    The Poor Clare Elizabeth Gaskell
  • This was in the days when Gisborne was celebrated and Tanqueray was not.

    The Creators May Sinclair
  • The new Gisborne building is built on the west beyond the hall.

    Cambridge Mildred Anna Rosalie Tuker
  • If Jane had had the face that Gisborne gave her she would never have had any charm for Tanqueray.

    The Creators May Sinclair
  • Mrs. Gisborne had been a friend of Mary Wollstonecraft and Godwin.

    Shelley John Addington Symonds
British Dictionary definitions for Gisborne


a port in N New Zealand, on E North Island on Poverty Bay. Pop: 44 900 (2004 est)
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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