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[stan-tn] /ˈstæn tn/
a city in N Virginia. Unabridged
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  • And from whom could she hope for assistance if not from Mr. Staunton?

  • I have sent off for two old and experienced practitioners from Staunton.

    Hidden Hand Emma Dorothy Eliza Nevitte Southworth
  • I had Just got off my horse from Pocahontas when the post going to Staunton arrived.

  • This gentleman, Mr. Staunton's friend, was referred to me by Scotland Yard.

    The Return of Sherlock Holmes Arthur Conan Doyle
  • "I should think he is," cried Mrs. Staunton, drawn completely out of herself by the tragedy conveyed in these words.

  • She then was put on the train and sent to Staunton, where I met her.

    Recollections and Letters of General Robert E. Lee (His Son) Captain Robert E. Lee
  • "I wish it, my love, so there's no use in discussing the matter," continued Mrs. Staunton.

  • “So that is the explanation of the shots which awoke me,” exclaimed Captain Staunton.

    The Pirate Island Harry Collingwood
  • You will reach Tip Top by three o'clock, when the Staunton stage passes through.

    Capitola's Peril Mrs. E.D.E.N. Southworth
  • Captain Staunton raised his eyebrows somewhat at this singular answer.

    The Pirate Island Harry Collingwood

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