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Vernon

[vur-nuh n] /ˈvɜr nən/
noun
1.
Edward ("Old Grog") 1684–1757, British admiral.
2.
a town in N Connecticut.
3.
a city in S British Columbia, in SW Canada.
4.
a city in N Texas.
5.
a male given name: from a Latin word meaning “springlike.”.
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  • He felt that it would be his ruin if the Vernon sailed without him.

    Stand By The Union Oliver Optic
  • Here are children in abundance, and what benefit could have accrued to me from his purchasing Vernon?

    Lady Susan Jane Austen
  • Mr. Vernon rose to open the door for her—Nell noticed the act of courtesy—then sank down again.

    Nell, of Shorne Mills Charles Garvice
  • Mr. Vernon set off for London as soon as she had determined what should be done.

    Lady Susan Jane Austen
  • "I have read it all to you," said Mr. Vernon, "but you may look at it if you please," and he handed it to him across the table.

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