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Stabroek

/Dutch ˈstaːbruːk/
noun
1.
the former name (until 1812) of Georgetown
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  • Here the river is two-thirds as broad as the Demerara at stabroek.

    Wanderings in South America Charles Waterton
  • I should have said that the vessel belonged to stabroek, Guiana, then a Dutch settlement.

    The Wanderers W.H.G. Kingston
  • The Apourapoura is nearly one-third the size of the Demerara at stabroek.

    Wanderings in South America Charles Waterton
  • The Apoura-poura is nearly one-third the size of the Demerara at stabroek.

    Wanderings in South America Charles Waterton
  • Had my father and Uncle Paul known this, they would certainly have requested the skipper to carry us to stabroek.

    The Wanderers W.H.G. Kingston
  • Almost every commodity and luxury of London may be bought in p. 149the shops at stabroek; its market wants better regulations.

    Wanderings in South America Charles Waterton
  • It would be a tedious journey for him who wishes to314 proceed through those wilds, to set out from stabroek on foot.

  • Almost every commodity and luxury of London may be bought in the shops at stabroek: its market wants better regulations.

    Wanderings in South America Charles Waterton
  • It would be a tedious journey for him who wishes to travel through these wilds to set out from stabroek on foot.

    Wanderings in South America Charles Waterton
  • The Indians sometimes bring down troupiales to stabroek, but in a few months they languish and die in a cage.

    Wanderings in South America Charles Waterton

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