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Sherbrooke

[shur-broo k] /ˈʃɜr brʊk/
noun
1.
a city in S Quebec, in SE Canada.
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  • Mr. A————- thought a moment, held out his hand to Mr. L————-, and turned his face towards Sherbrooke.

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  • From Sherbrooke we went with the mails on a pair-horse waggon to Magog.

  • It is about sixteen miles from Sherbrooke, and four-and-a-half from the station (Birchton).

    Canada for Gentlemen James Seton Cockburn
  • The prominent friends of Donald were arrested and conveyed to Sherbrooke Jail, bail being refused.

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  • Dropped out of public life for several years, but in 1853 again elected for Sherbrooke.

  • During the afternoon half-an-hour was spent at Sherbrooke, where the station was gaily decorated.

    The Life of King Edward VII J. Castell Hopkins
  • The return fare from Montreal to Sherbrooke, 102 miles, first-class, is $5 60c.

    Canada for Gentlemen James Seton Cockburn
  • A beautiful bear-skin was then presented to the Duchess by Mrs. Worthington on behalf of the ladies of Sherbrooke.

    The Life of King Edward VII J. Castell Hopkins
  • They now all roared together again, and at Sherbrooke they changed cars.

    The Quality of Mercy W. D. Howells
  • This place, the Sherbrooke Hotel, is just opposite the station, so being very tired and not wanting any bother we came in here.

    Canada for Gentlemen James Seton Cockburn
British Dictionary definitions for Sherbrooke

Sherbrooke

/ˈʃɜːˌbrʊk/
noun
1.
a city in E Canada, in S Quebec: university. It is an industrial and commercial centre. Pop: 127 354 (2001)
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