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[suhn-ber-ee, -buh-ree] /ˈsʌnˌbɛr i, -bə ri/
a city in E central Pennsylvania. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • These settlers made improvements on both sides of the river, and called the whole district Sunbury.

  • Sunbury was passed through, and they came again into the lonely road.

  • Blanchard says that, on this second ascent, he was carried first north-east, then east-south-east of Sunbury in Middlesex.

    Wonderful Balloon Ascents Fulgence Marion
  • He filled for a time the office of Sheriff of the old County of Sunbury.

    Glimpses of the Past W. O. Raymond
  • There was a chap by that name who had something to do with the Sunbury Cement case.

    The Brute Frederic Arnold Kummer
  • It is entered also in the book of records of the old County of Sunbury.

    Glimpses of the Past W. O. Raymond
  • A field falls into the river above Sunbury, in which there is a clump of trees of which many boating parties know.

    When a Man's Single J. M. Barrie
  • After tea Ralph said: "I am going to Sunbury to a meeting this evening."

    The Little Missis Charlotte Skinner
  • John Anderson was one of the first magistrates of the original county of Sunbury, appointed Aug. 17, 1765.

    Glimpses of the Past W. O. Raymond
  • At the school at Sunbury there was certainly a writing master and a French master.

    An Autobiography Anthony Trollope

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