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[nawrth-broo k] /ˈnɔrθˌbrʊk/
a city in NE Illinois. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • Would Northbrook ask Granville to "come outside," or would he swallow the affront?

  • Matters went on thus till Captain Northbrook was able to walk about.

    A Group of Noble Dames Thomas Hardy
  • Another feature of Northbrook Island which greatly interested me was the evidence it presented of changes in the level of the sea.

    Farthest North Fridtjof Nansen
  • It now belongs to the Earl of Northbrook, but it sold in 1780 at a public auction in Leyden for the ridiculous sum of 1, 5s.

    Franz Hals Edgcumbe Staley
  • Captain Northbrook was not present at the reading of the will.

    A Group of Noble Dames Thomas Hardy
  • So on this occasion Lord Northbrook was determined, at all costs, to ward off such a calamity.

    Forty-one years in India Frederick Sleigh Roberts
  • Northbrook hotly resumed his seat, as he said, to give Granville opportunity for explanation.

  • Others, too, of the older society in Northbrook are more subdued than usual, devote themselves to quieter pursuits.

    The Moonlit Way Robert W. Chambers
  • People from Northbrook drove, rode, or motored up for a cheering cup, and a word or two of gossip.

    The Moonlit Way Robert W. Chambers

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