Town sentence example

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  • I'll be back in town Friday.

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  • I need to go to town for something so I'd better get started.

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  • Alex had asked one of the men go into town and rent a car for them.

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  • This town sure likes its history.

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  • Today while she was in town, she'd ask Connie if she knew what it was.

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  • No one was in the kitchen, but a note from Sarah explained that she and Tammy had gone to town shopping again.

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  • I have to leave town.

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  • Maybe he was putting the squeeze on all over town.

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  • No one here knew how to plant crops, but the next town over was made up of farm laborers.

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  • They were from out of town.

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  • I'm sure shooting ghosts in town must be against some local ordinance.

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  • You're sticking around town, right?

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  • There was no reason to care when Shipton left town, was there?

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  • Yet it was the only familiar thing to her in the town.

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  • It was the size of a greencar—large enough to power the town.

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  • Early Saturday morning, the two had boarded a charter bus with scores of bikers for the 372-mile, eight-hour trip to Cortez, Colorado, where they found a pleasant little town abuzz with the activity of 2,000 riders and hundreds of support personnel.

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  • Where will you stay and how will you get from one town to the next?

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  • By the time Dean ped­aled the last of the 60 miles into the small town of Pagosa Springs, he knew he'd had a full day's workout.

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  • Just lucky and it's a small town.

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  • I'm going to town.

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  • Lana walked back to the town and to the storefront that was her temporary home.

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  • I'll check all the receivers and make sure the town will have energy before I go.

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  • You're welcome to explore the town, Kelli said as she started away.

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  • Jack trotted ahead of them back into the town.

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  • The generator would be more than the town needed, even for winter.

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  • The people of the town had barely survived an apocalypse Mr. Tim and others should've prevented.

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  • The people of the town were employed in maintaining and improving their new lives.

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  • She couldn't help but feel grateful to the people of the small town.

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  • Lana suspected the labyrinth of tunnels and chambers ran beneath the entire town.

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  • So were you expecting someone to strike the town?

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  • Lana went, troubled that someone had discovered her and endangered the lives of those in the town.

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  • She set it to connect with the fed's central computer system just before dawn, hoping to draw attention away from the town of Randolph while giving her a head start.

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  • The bombing of the town of Randolph stopped an hour before dawn.

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  • I didn't get the word until last night—I was out of town.

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  • Dean retrieved his car and fought his way out of town on roads thick with retreating commuters.

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  • It was dark by the time Dean reached the town and maneuvered his way through the familiar streets to 422 Collingswood Avenue.

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  • Fred possessed a full head of snow-white hair, carried himself ramrod straight and was a familiar sight and well-liked figure about town.

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  • The old courthouse was a massive structure dominating the town square.

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  • I'll spare you the details, but our judge doesn't like hired guns from out of town and he doesn't like being instructed in the law.

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  • The late afternoon was delightful as he wound his way through the city streets north of town.

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  • In Dean's playing days the high school was still in town, but otherwise, nothing had changed.

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  • When Ethel did the inviting, the function was nearly always out of town.

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  • Ethel lived in the pride of Parkside, a new six-story luxury apartment building southeast of town.

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  • Byrne would come into town, do his business, but that's all.

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  • He's already left town.

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  • Looks like he recorded it when he got here, then put another 23 miles on it, running to the office and around town.

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  • Go to a truck stop—out of town where they don't know me.

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  • That's out 309, maybe 20 miles from town.

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  • Dean turned the car away from town, opened the window to let in the fresh May night, and headed south toward route 309 and Whitney's Motel.

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  • If I were planning on dumping Harry and leaving town, I'd work at it longer than that!

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  • A check of the records listed 22 individuals who had ordered the paper from out of town over the last three months.

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  • Winston was most personable and seemed genuinely interested in the small town and surrounding countryside.

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  • He often does that when he's out of town even though he's always home before they get here.

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  • With his silver pride and joy secured to the bike rack, a spare change of clothes and rain gear in his pannier and some fruit and crackers for a snack, he rolled away from town to the peace and quiet of the countryside.

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  • Dean chose an area well away from town and parked at a road­side rest stop.

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  • You wouldn't believe this little town, Ouray.

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  • I understand from Mrs. Glass he was back in town but has moved out, so you don't have to worry.

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  • Maybe he just mailed the key from there and stayed in a larger town nearby.

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  • It's the only campground near the town.

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  • Things like that happened in a town the size of Parkside.

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  • I am out of town but I will telephone you when I return on Sunday.

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  • You stay in a differ­ent town each night.

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  • The town of Cortez, located in the southwestern corner of Colorado, was near the only spot in the country where four states converged.

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  • The Denver and Rio Grande Western made daily warm-weather trips up the mountain to the mining town of Silverton, 40 miles away.

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  • I left town first thing the next morning.

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  • I don't know what else it could have been, him being in a strange town and all.

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  • Alamosa was a college town of about 7,000, ringed by a num­ber of motels.

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  • The sun was warm and he walked with a slight limp but an easy stride, past the shops of the small central section to the west side of the quiet town.

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  • The majority of the bikers remained on the course and with college recessed, the streets held only a few locals, waiting for the later rush of the 2,000 riders who'd roll into town.

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  • God, I thought I was so damn smart, changing names, changing vehicles and some old guy and a small town detective find me like I've got a sign around my neck.

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  • She's here—probably right in town by now.

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  • While darkness had descended the town was now a hubbub of activity.

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  • You'll never guess who's in town!

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  • Why didn't you just hustle out of town when I told you she was here?

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  • Later he took her to town to purchase a car.

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  • After chores and a shower, she headed for town to shop for some furniture and get some groceries.

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  • The last thing she did before leaving town was go to the library.

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  • I'll fetch some next time I am in town.

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  • Darian remained for another long moment before Traveling to the nearest town, determined to figure out what was going on.

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  • Darian found a summer cabin beside a lake in a small logging town near the Black God's hideout.

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  • The small town had only dirt roads, and his glanced lingered towards a farmers market under the awnings in the center, a couple of blocks away.

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  • Looks like they were scouting the town.

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  • She crossed the road and walked into the pine forest, towards the small town.

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  • He Traveled to the small town, at once struck by the scent of barbacoa again.

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  • Aaron and I are going into town for an ice cream sundae.

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  • Aaron, Felipa and Gerald headed into town and Rob headed for the house.

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  • Aaron and Felipa went to town for some ice cream, so Rob helped Carmen set up table and chairs outside for the barbeque.

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  • After they all left for their ride, Carmen put all the children in the car and went to town for the day.

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  • Felipa, Aaron and Rob had gone to town with Sam and the three youngest children were asleep.

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  • Yes. Felipa is going to take the children to town this morning while I work for a change.

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  • By the time the sun shot its first orange rays over the horizon, she was driving the little red sports car out of town.

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  • The map indicated a bridge and a town not far ahead.

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  • The road began to widen and after a sharp bend she came into the tiny town indicated on the map.

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  • She breathed a little easier as she drove through the town that was little more than a wide spot in the road.

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  • Giving up for the moment, she carefully locked the door and headed for the tiny town.

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  • Closing the door she glanced around the town - what there was of it.

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  • But no - if his intentions were ill willed, he would hardly have expressed his interest to an obvious town gossip.

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  • I have a room outside of town.

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  • There were no motels in town, so he must be staying with someone - and surely Clara would have known that, too.

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  • Where was the closest town of any reasonable size?

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  • The town has considerable repute as a health resort, owing partly to its elevation (737 ft.) and partly to the natural charms of the district.

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  • In the latter town he died on the 7th of October 929.

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  • He and Fred walked down the road, unfortunately meeting a half-dozen friends from town en route.

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  • After a quick breakfast, she made a list of the items she needed and drove to the tiny town.

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  • Any town with a theater should be large enough to have a selection of stores.

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  • The trip to town was uneventful and it was nearly five before Megan returned.

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  • One minute they seemed to be driving in the middle of nowhere, and then they would come into a little town.

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  • You mean in this town, or in Arkansas?

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  • How long have you been in this town?

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  • When I ask him if I can take you a message, he says no, to just wait until you come into town and have you call him.

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  • I'll come into town tomorrow and call him.

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  • I'm going to have to get back to town.

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  • The best thing to do was go into town tonight and call him - and this time leave no question in his mind.

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  • His mother was so pale, like the bodies of the dead he saw tossed in the channel at the other edge of town.

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  • Only a handful of people in the club were above college-aged, and it was in the wrong side of town for the trust-fund kids from Beverly Hills to stop in.

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  • She wouldn't know that, though, because she was new in town.

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  • They didn't live on the nice side of town, but she suspected Jonny didn't have to worry about security, when he could just use his weird magic to get him places.

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  • It was in a crowded, shady side of town, the type of place he'd go to hunt down dinner, if he wasn't a kept vamp.

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  • The town has large cattle markets and an agricultural trade.

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  • It is intersected from southwest to north-east by the long and handsome KOnigsstrasse, dividing it into an upper and a lower town.

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  • In all its main features it is essentially a modern town, and few of its principal buildings are older than the 19th century.

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  • The lower, or south-eastern, part contains both the small group of streets belonging to old Stuttgart, and also the most important part of the new town.

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  • The elevation of the relics of the three martyrs was performed by Burchard, the first bishop of Wiirzburg, and they are venerated in the cathedral of that town.

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  • The large industrial population of the town is occupied in the manufacture of lace, which extended hither from Nottingham; there are also railway carriage works.

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  • A short distance below the Felu Falls is the town of Kayes on the left bank of the river.

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  • It appears to be common in the neighbourhood of Cape Town, while the recent Antarctic expeditions have shown that it occurs in various localities from the Falkland Islands to the Antarctic circle.

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  • He was originally the god of the small river of the same name near Celaenae, an old Phrygian town.

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  • One of the features of the town is the Marine Drive, some 51 m.

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  • The harbour is protected by forts and there is a garrison in the town.

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  • The town of Barwani is situated near the left bank of the Nerbudda.

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  • The town was built.

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  • Among modern buildings may be mentioned the Bakewell and High Peak Institute, and the town hall and museum.

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  • Two miles from the town, amidst beautiful gardens and meadows, is Haddon Hall.

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  • There is a manufacture of tape in the town, and lead-mining and stone-quarrying are carried on in the neighbourhood; relics of the Roman working of the lead mines have been discovered.

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  • Two medieval castles rise above the town, and there are some churches of interest.

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  • The establishment of a post office in the town helped the town attract new businesses.

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  • The chief town of the province, 's Hertogenbosch, may be cited as an interesting historical example.

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  • Breda is the next town in importance to the capital.

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  • The town is the seat of the tribunal of first instance of the arrondissement of Poligny, and has a communal college.

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  • The town, the full name of which is Kirkby-Kendal or Kirkby-in-Kendal, is the largest in the county.

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  • Among the public buildings are the town hall, classic in style; the market house, and literary and scientific institution, with a museum containing a fossil collection from the limestone of the locality.

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  • Mohair cloth is manufactured, and the town is noted for its honey and fruit.

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  • The town proper occupies an elevated promontory, washed on the north by the Charente and on the south and west by the Anguienne, a small tributary of that river.

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  • The main line of the Orleans railway passes through a tunnel beneath the town.

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  • Within the town the streets are often dark and narrow, and, apart from the cathedral and the hotel de ville, the architecture is of little interest.

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  • It is a centre of the paper-making industry, with which the town has been connected since the 14th century.

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  • Most of the mills are situated on the banks of the watercourses in the neighbourhood of the town.

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  • Before 1838, when Bolton was incorporated, the town was governed by a boroughreeve and two constables appointed at the annual court-leet.

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  • During the Civil War Bolton sided with the parliament, and in February 1643 and March 1644 the royalist forces assaulted the town, but were on both occasions repulsed.

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  • The old town contains one or two interesting churches, and commands a fine view.

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  • The town is charmingly situated on a small plateau, 1680 ft.

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  • According to the story, Evander left the Arcadian town of Pallantion about sixty years before the Trojan War and founded Pallanteum or Palatium on the hill afterwards called the Palatine.

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  • The town was independent in the 13th century, but in 1353, owing to the dissensions of the Salvucci (Ghibellines) and Ardinghelli (Guelphs), it fell into the hands of Florence.

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  • Concessions have been obtained by the French government to build a line of railway from the Tongking frontier at the town of Laokay via Mengtsze to Yunnan-fu.

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  • Brownhills, Burntwood and Chase Town, Great Wyrley, Hednesford, Hammerwich, and Pelsall are townships or villages of the mining population.

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  • The district includes several caves, such as Victoria Cave, close to the town, where bones of animals, and stone, bone and other implements and ornaments have been discovered.

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  • In the town are cotton factories and a tannery.

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  • To the west of the town is the grammar school of Giggleswick, one of the principal public schools in the north of England, founded in 15.12.

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  • In 1871 Joplin was laid out and incorporated as a town; in 1872 it and a rival town on the other side of Joplin creek were united under the name Union City; in 1873 Union City was chartered as a ctiy under the name Joplin; and in 1888 Joplin was chartered as a city of the third class.

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  • The town is under the control of a provost, bailies and council, and, along with Hawick and Selkirk, forms the Hawick (or Border) group of parliamentary burghs.

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  • The Catrail or Picts' Work begins near the town and passes immediatelyto the west.

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  • The Supreme Court of Appeals, consisting of five judges, elected for terms of twelve years, holds three terms annually, one at Wheeling, one at Charleston and one at Charles Town.

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  • Banbridge is a entirely modern town.

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  • A small river, the Tiretaine, borders the town on the north.

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  • There are several churches of minor importance in the town.

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  • Clermont is identified with the ancient Augustonemetum, the chief town of the Arverni, and it still preserves some remains of the Roman period.

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  • The present name, derived from Clarus Mons and originally applied only to the citadel, was used of the town as early as the 9th century.

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  • In the wars against the English in the 14th and 15th centuries and the religious wars of the 16th century the town had its full participation; and in 1665 it acquired a terrible notoriety by the trial and execution of many members of the nobility of Auvergne who had tyrannized over the neighbouring districts.

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  • Aguilar "of the Frontier" was so named in the middle ages from its position on the border of the Moorish territories, which were defended by the castle of Anzur, now a ruin; but the spacious squares and modern houses of the existing town retain few vestiges of Moorish dominion.

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  • Oliva (pop. 1900, 2464) is the largest town.

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  • The town hall, Athenaeum and museum are noteworthy buildings, the last having a fine biological collection.

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  • The primary and secondary schools of the town are excellent, and there is a small training college for state teachers.

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  • It first takes a northerly and north-westerly course, and in a deep and well-wooded valley winds past the romantically situated town of Arnsberg.

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  • In 1906 the town of Berkley (incorporated in 1890; pop., in 1900, 4988) was annexed.

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  • During the War of Independence Norfolk was bombarded on the 1st of January 1776 by the British under John Murray, 4th earl of Dunmore (1732-1809); much of the town was burned by the American troops to prevent Dunmore from establishing himself here.

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  • The town is one of the oldest in Norway, founded in the 8th or 9th century, but the present town is modern, though narrow, winding streets and wooden houses give it an antique appearance.

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  • The industries of the town and its environs (Sandnaes, &c.) are prosperous, including factories for preserved foods, woollens and linens, lime, iodine from seaweed, and domestic commodities.

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  • On Rennes Island in the fjord, over against the town, there is a Cheviot sheep-breeding farm under government auspices.

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  • In the old town of Bridlington the church of St Mary and St Nicholas consists of the fine Decorated and Perpendicular nave, with Early English portions, of the priory church of an Augustinian foundation of the time of Henry I.

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  • From this date the importance of the town steadily increased.

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  • It is evident from the fact of thirteen inhabitants being allowed to hold the manor that the town had some kind of incorporation in the 17th century, although its incorporation charter was not granted until 1899, when it was created a municipal borough.

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  • All fairs and markets were sold with the manor to the inhabitants of the town.

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  • The town was formerly known as South Stockton, and is still included in the parliamentary borough of Stockton (it is within the Cleveland division of the county), but was incorporated as a separate municipal borough in 1892.

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  • Blue Town, the older part of the town, with the dockyard, is defended by strong modern-built fortifications, especially the forts of Garrison Point and Barton's Point, commanding the entrance of both the Thames and the Medway.

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  • Sheerness has some trade in corn and seed,, and there is steamboat connexion with Port Victoria, on the opposite side of the Medway; with Southend, on the opposite side of the Thames; and with Chatham and London, and the town is in some favour as a seaside resort.

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  • The town has wide streets and contains several old churches, one of which, a Roman Catholic church, built in the 14th century, has a tower 33 o ft.

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  • It has an old town hall, a theatre and several statues of eminent men.

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  • The surrounding country is fertile and highly cultivated, and the large quantities of flax and hemp there raised encourage an active weaving industry in the town.

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  • The "PSlerei of Schweidnitz" is the name given to the riotous revolt of the town, in 1520-1522, against a royal edict depriving it of the right of coining its own money.

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  • It appears to have fallen under the Roman sway after the capture of this town, and is spoken of by classical authors as a place almost deserted in their time.

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  • The town is neatly built in the Dutch style, lying on three small hills in a fertile district near the frontier of Holland, about 2 m.

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  • The town was the seat of the counts of Cleves as early as the 11th century, but it did not receive municipal rights until 1242.

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  • He also excavated the holy tank from which the town derives its name of Amrita Turas, or Pool of Immortality.

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  • The other public buildings include two churches, a town hall and a hospital.

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  • The ascent of Ben Ledi is commonly made from the town.

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  • The modern and principal residential part of the town is called Scala.

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  • The town is governed by an urban district council.

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  • In 1550 the town and friary were burned by O'Carroll.

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  • In 1641 the town was taken by Owen Roe O'Neill, but shortly afterwards it was recaptured by Lord Inchiquin.

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  • Though the emperor Julian improved its defences, the town was destroyed by the Huns under Attila, in the 5th century, but Justinian did his best to restore it.

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  • Towards the end of the 12th century the town was in the hands of the Servian prince Stephen Nemanya, who there received hospitably the German emperor Frederic Barbarossa and his Crusaders.

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  • Eastward of the present city, amongst the mounds and ruins of the old town, in a dilapidated chamber adjoining a bluedomed building over the grave of an imamzadeh, is the tomb of the astronomer-poet Omar Khayyam, an unsightly heap of plaster without inscription, and probably fictitious.

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  • Under the Tahirids (820-872) it became a flourishing town and rose to great importance during the Samanids (874-999).

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  • In 1153 the Ghuzz Turkomans overran the country and partly destroyed town and suburbs.

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  • In 1208 most of the town was destroyed by an earthquake.

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  • Kyaukse town is situated on the Zawgyi River and on the Rangoon-Mandalay railway line, and is well laid out in regular streets, covering an area of about a square mile.

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  • Except on the south side all the streets debouch on the promenade, which forms a circle round the town on the site of the old ramparts.

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  • Mannheim is connected by a handsome bridge with Ludwigshafen, a rapidly growing bornmercial and manufacturing town on the left bank of the Rhine, in Bavarian territory.

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  • Nearly the whole of the south-west side of the town is occupied by the palace (1720-1759), formerly the residence of the elector palatine of the Rhine.

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  • Mannheim is the chief commercial town on the upper Rhine, and yields in importance to Cologne alone among the lower Rhenish towns.

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  • The strongly fortified castle which he erected at the same time had the unfortunate result of making the infant town an object of contention in the Thirty Years' War, during which it was five times taken and retaken.

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  • The only plain in the rugged little country was the White Plain, in which was situated the only important town, Megara.

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  • The modern town of Megara is situated on two low hills which formed part of the ancient site; it is the chief town of the eparchy of Megaris; pop. about 6400.

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  • During the Macedonian supremacy the town passed in turn from Cassander and Demetrius Poliorcetes to Antigonus Gonatas, and finally was incorporated in the Achaean League.

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  • At Franeker his house was a small château, " separated by a moat from the rest of the town, where the mass could be said in safety."' And one motive in favour of accepting an invitation to England lay in the alleged leanings of Charles I.

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  • It is situated on the right bank of the Maros, on the outskirts of the Transylvanian Erzgebirge or Ore Mountains, and consists of the upper town, or citadel, and the lower town.

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  • Near the cathedral is the episcopal palace, and in the same part of the town is the Batthyaneum, founded by Bishop Count Batthyany in 1794.

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  • It is a modern town, although many of the houses have the flat roofs, view-turrets (miradores) and horseshoe arches characteristic of Moorish architecture.

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  • In a subsequent battle he retrieved this disaster, and after a long blockade reduced the town itself.

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  • In the following spring he fastened a quarrel upon Potidaea, a town in Chalcidice, which was attached by ancient bonds to Corinth, and in the campaign which followed Athenian and Corinthian troops came to blows.

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  • The vilayet, of which Trebizond is the chief town, consists of a long irregular strip of coast country, the eastern half of which is deeply indented and mountainous.

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  • Destroyed by barbarian invaders in the 7th century the town recovered its importance only in comparatively modern times.

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  • In 1877 it was nearly destroyed by the Russian artillery stationed in the Rumanian town of Giurgevo, on the opposite bank of the Danube.

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  • In 1576 the town joined the United Netherlands, and was shortly afterwards fortified.

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  • In 1622 the Spaniards, under Spinola, made another attempt to take the town, but were forced to abandon the enterprise after a siege of ten weeks and the loss of 1200 men.

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  • In 1747, however, the town was taken by the French, under Marshal Lowendahl, who surprised it by means of a subterranean passage.

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  • Alkmaar is a typical North Holland town, with tree-lined canals and brightly coloured 17th-century houses.

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  • In the town hall (1507) are the library and a small museum with two pictures by the 17th century artist Caesar van Everdingen, who with his more celebrated brother Allart van Everdingen was a native of the town.

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  • Just outside the town lies the Alkmaar wood, at the entrance to which stands the military cadet school which serves as a preparatoryschool for the royal military academy at Breda.

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  • In 1254 it received a charter from William II., count of Holland, similar to that of Haarlem, but in the 15th century duke Philip the Good of Burgundy made the impoverishment of the town, due to ill-government, the excuse for establishing an oligarchical regime, by charters of 1436 and 1437.

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  • Organizing it like this would be easy, because it would be working with the grain of the encyclopedia itself, and usually, for instance, the county that any British or Irish town is in is listed very early in the article.

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  • Alexander turned, and near the town of Issus fought his second pitched battle, sending Darius and the relic of his army in wild flight back to the east.'

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  • He leapt from the wall with only three companions into the hostile town, and, before the army behind him could effect an entrance, lay wounded almost to death.'

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  • The older town is irregularly built and unattractive, but the newer suburbs are handsome.

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  • The town was captured by the Swabian League in 1519, by Turenne in 1647, and again in 1688 by the French, who destroyed the walls.

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  • The Trent is navigable from a point near the town downward.

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  • The neighbouring country is pleasant enough, particularly along the river, but the town itself is purely industrial, and contains no pre-eminent buildings.

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  • In 1002 Wulfric, earl of Mercia, founded here a Benedictine abbey, and by charter of 1004 granted to it the town with other large endowments.

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  • Forty years later it had a market at St Petersburg and the Baltic ports, and in 1796 there were nine brewing firms in the town.

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  • After a period of instruction in medicine by a doctor who also, according to Lucian, was an impostor, he succeeded in establishing an oracle of Aesculapius at his native town.

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  • Wendover is a quiet town of no great activity.

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  • Wendover (Wendovre, Wandovre, Wendoura) is on the Upper Icknield Way, which was probably an ancient British road, and various traces of a British settlement have been found in the town and neighbourhood.

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  • There is no trace of any incorporation of the town.

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  • The industries of the town include manufactures of cotton, silk, earthenware, machinery and tobacco, with brass and iron founding; while slate and stone are quarried, and there are coal, iron and lead mines in the neighbourhood.

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  • In 1204 John gave the manor to William Bruere and granted to the town all the privileges of a free borough which were enjoyed by Nottingham and Derby; but before this it seems to have had prescriptive borough rights.

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  • That Chesterfield was early a thriving centre is shown by the charter of John Lord Wake, lord of the manor, granting a gild merchant to the town.

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  • In 1266 the town was the scene of a battle between the royal forces and the barons, when Robert de Ferrers, earl of Derby, was taken prisoner.

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  • With the development of cotton and silk industries the town has increased enormously, and is now second in importance only to Derby among the towns of the county.

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  • The principal buildings are the town hall, the county buildings, the assembly rooms, occupying the site of an old Franciscan monastery, three hospitals, a convalescent home, the Smyllum orphanage and the Queen Victoria Jubilee fountain.

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  • He burned the town and slew the English sheriff William Hezelrig.

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  • Of these Iulis is represented by the town of Zea, and Carthaea by the village of 'S tais Polais; traces of the other two can still be made out.

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  • The town of Myaungmya had 4711 inhabitants in 1901.

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  • The family name is taken from the town of Sittard in Limburg.

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  • It is a quiet, typically Dutch town, with its old brick houses and tree-bordered canals.

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  • In the town hall (1618) are some corporation pictures, portraits of the counts of Orange and Nassau, including several by Michiel van Mierevelt (1567-1641), one of the earliest Dutch portrait painters, and with his son Pieter (1595-1623), a native of Delft.

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  • His mother was a native of the place; his father, a Persian from Balkh, filled the post of tax-collector in the neighbouring town of Harmaitin, under Nall II.

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  • Though the third town in the state in point of population, Alleppi is the first in commercial importance.

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  • Landsberg was the capital of a small margraviate of this name, ruled in the 12th century by a certain Dietrich, who built the town.

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  • The principal summit is Tomor (7916 ft.), overhanging the town of Berat.

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  • The trade of the northern and western districts has to some extent been diverted to Salonica since the opening of the railways from that town to Mitrovitza and Monastir.

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  • To these seven groups, which are included under the general appellation of Malissori, or "highlanders," may be added the Malsia of Dibra, who extend to the west and north of that town, and form a large separate group; they are notorious for their fierce lawless character, and maintain themselves by plundering the Bulgarian peasants in their neighbourhood.

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  • The merchant families of Iannina are well educated; the dialect spoken in that town is the purest specimen of colloquial Greek.

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  • At Khimara (anc. Chimaera) the remains of an old Greek city may still be seen; at Santi Quaranta (anc. Onchesmos) the walls and towers of a later town are in good preservation.

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  • Its chief town and the residence of the governor used to be Joshekan-Kali, a large village with fine gardens, formerly famous for its carpets (kali), but now the chief place is Maimeh, a little city with a population of 2500, situated at an elevation of 6670 ft., about 63 m.

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  • The growth of legends and traditional identifications can be traced in the writings of the pilgrims who have visited the town from Jerome's time till our own.

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  • Trade is also brisk, and is facilitated by a canal connecting the town with Vienna, and used chiefly for the transport of coal and timber.

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  • Neustadt was founded in 1192, and was a favourite residence of numerous Austrian sovereigns, acquiring the title of the "everfaithful town" (die allezeit getreue Stadt) from its unfailing loyalty.

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  • Other buildings include the grammar school, founded in 1532 and rebuilt in 1893, a town hall and corn exchange, erected in 1866 in Italian style, with an assembly room.

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  • The town has industries of tanning, founding, carriage-building and flour-milling.

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  • The site, now called Eski-shehr, shows only a few traces of the old town.

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  • The town was captured by the Seljuk sultan, Alp Arslan, 1064, and by the Mongols, 1243, before passing to the Osmanli Turks.

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  • The town is noted for its fruit, especially its vines; and it exports tissues, carpets, hides, yellow berries and dried fruit.

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  • The family name of the principal branch of this tribe is Abu Sin, and Gedaref, an important town in the centre of the Shukria country, was formerly called Suk Abu Sin.

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  • The town was several times plundered by the Danes in the 9th century; it was laid waste by Dermot O'Brien in 1071, and was burned in 1137.

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  • The town has a station on the Southern Mahratta railway.

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  • In the 14th century the district was first overrun by the Mahommedans, after which it was annexed to the newly established Hindu kingdom of Vijayanagar, an official of which named Dhar Rao, according to local tradition, built the fort at Dharwar town in 1403.

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  • There is a fine park outside the town belonging to the duke of Arenberg, whose ancestor, Charles de Ligne, bought it from Henry IV.

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  • The town had a considerable part in the operations of the Civil Wars, being held at the outset by the Parliamentarians, and captured by the Royalists in 1644, but soon retaken by Sir Thomas Fairfax.

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  • The qualifications for the office were fixed in each town by a special law for that community (lex municipalis).

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  • In the early municipal constitution ex-magistrates passed automatically into the senate of their town; but at a later date this order was reversed, and membership of the senate became a qualification for the magistracy.

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  • It was the town council which made arrangements for religious disputations, and provided for the housing and maintenance of the preachers.

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  • It was on this subject of keeping pure the Lord's Table that the controversy arose between the ministers and the town councillors which ended in the banishment of Calvin, Farel and Conrad from Geneva.

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  • The town had become a prey to anarchy.

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  • It was felt to be a political necessity that he should return, and in 1541, somewhat reluctantly, he returned on his own terms. These were the recognition of the Church's spiritual independence, the division of the town into parishes, and the appointment (by the municipal authority) of a consistory or council of elders in each parish for the exercise of discipline.

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  • He gave its Church a trained ministry, its homes an educated people who could give a reason for their faith, and the whole city an heroic soul which enabled the little town to stand forth as the citadel and city of refuge for the oppressed Protestants of Europe."

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  • After the close of the war there was an influx of settlers from Rhode Island, Connecticut, New Hampshire and Vermont; a town was laid out on the Van der Heyden farm, and in 1789 the name of Troy was selected in town meeting; and in 1791 the town of Troy was formed from part of Rensselaerwyck.

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  • The old town is picturesquely situated on a lofty declivity, which includes the most easterly point of land in England.

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  • The town is governed by a mayor, 8 aldermen and 24 councillors.

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  • From archaeological discoveries it would appear that the ancient town was preceded by a prehistoric settlement of the Bronze Age, the dwellings of which rested upon piles - one, indeed, of the so-called terremare, which are especially frequent in the neighbourhood of Parma.

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  • The drying-up process has been comparatively rapid since the middle of the 19th century, a town which in 1850 was on the southern margin of the lake being in 1905 over 20 m.

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  • The town is surrounded by avenues, which occupy the site of the ancient ramparts, remains of which are to be seen on the north side.

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  • In a desperate battle, the natives were defeated with great slaughter, and the territory surrounding the town was divided into ranches, in which the conquered natives had to labour.

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  • The new town received from Garay the name of Ciudad de la Santissira Trinidad, while its port retained the old appellation of Santa Maria de Buenos Aires.

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  • After several skirmishes, the national army commanded by General Roca, containing many troops seasoned in Indian campaigns, assaulted the portenos posted before Buenos Aires, and after two days' hard fighting (20th and 21st July) forced its way into the town.

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  • As a sequel to this step, in 1884 the town of La Plata was declared to be the capital of the province of Buenos Aires, and the provincial administration was moved to that place.

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  • Here the efforts of Dr Alem succeeded in supplying a large body of rebels with arms and ammunition, and he was able, by a bold attack, to seize the town of Rosario and there establish the revolutionary headquarters.

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  • The Irsorier nearly always lives at the chief town of the department, and is assisted by a receveur particulier des finances in each arrondissement (except that in which the trsorier himself resides).

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  • A lyce is founded in a town by decree of the president of the republic, with the advice of the superior council of public instruction.

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  • In 1849 exclusive Moravian control of Salem's industries and trades was abolished; in 1856 land was first sold to others than Moravians, and in the same year the town was incorporated.

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  • It became an important Seljuk town, and late in the 14th century passed into Ottoman hands.

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  • The town has a station on the Anatolian railway, about 60 m.

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  • Ward, then began to work on commissions, and at the age of twenty-three received from the town of Concord, Massachusetts, an order for his well-known statue "The Minute Man," which was unveiled (April 19, 1875) on the centenary of the battle of Concord.

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  • Although his de facto sovereignty was confined to the town of Laon and to some places in the north of France, Louis displayed a zeal beyond his years in procuring the recognition of his authority by his turbulent vassals.

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  • The town is a labyrinth of narrow, crooked streets, and some of its houses are Moorish in character.

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  • The situation of the town proper, on a small triangular islet only connected with the mainland by three moles and bridges at the angles, has always rendered its fortification comparatively easy, and down to 1873 it was a fortress of the first rank.

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  • The four Gothic churches of St Nicholas,' St Mary, with a lofty steeple, St James and The Holy Ghost, and the fine medieval town hall, dating in its oldest part from 1306 and restored in 1882, are among the more striking buildings.

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  • He was forced to retire with the loss of 12,000 men, and a yearly festival in the town still celebrates the occasion.

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  • Soap, candles and tobacco are also manufactured, and the town is a centre for local agricultural trade.

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  • Inland from the town there is also elevated ground, the Ovinehei.

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  • Neighbouring to the town are the ruined castle of Orkil, the watering-place Christiansminde, and the extensive orchards of Gammel Hestehave, where wine is produced.

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  • The establishment of order in the town made the citizens happy.

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  • The chief town is Aegina, situated at the north-west end of the island, the summer residence of many Athenian merchants.

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  • In 1826-1828 the town became for a time the capital of Greece and the centre of a large commercial population (about Io,000), which has dwindled to about 4300.

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  • The town has grown rapidly since the completion of the railway system, and has a large trade in petroleum from Baku.

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  • In 1606 Tsaritsyn took part in the rising in favour of the false Demetrius, and Stenka Razin took the town in 1670.

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  • The town hall and the parochial offices are the principal administrative buildings.

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  • In 1849 it was purchased by the town for £53,000, and is devoted to various public uses, containing a museum, assembly-rooms and picture-galleries.

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  • There are two piers, of which the Palace pier, near the site of the old chain pier (1823), which was washed away in 1896, is near the centre of the town, while the West pier is towards Hove.

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  • Preston and Queen's parks are the principal of several public recreation grounds; and the racecourse at Kemp Town is also the property of the town.

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  • He established his royal city on the eastern hill close to the site of the Jebusite Zion, while Jebus, the town on the western side of the Tyropoeon valley, became the civil city, of which Joab, David's leading general, was appointed governor.

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  • David surrounded the royal city with a wall and built a citadel, probably on the site of the Jebusite fort of Zion, while Joab fortified the western town.

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  • A number of the principal inhabitants were carried captive to Babylon, and Jerusalem was reduced to the position of an insignificant town.

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  • He built a citadel called the Acra to dominate the town and placed in it a strong garrison of Greeks.

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  • Herod adorned the town with other buildings and constructed a theatre and gymnasium.

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  • Jerusalem is the chief town of a sanjak, governed by a mutessarif, who reports directly to the Porte.

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  • In 1901 the population of the town and cantonment was 7764.

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  • It is probable that the principal town of the country, or at least of the district, was always in this neighbourhood.

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  • Some trade is carried on by means of the river, and the town is the centre of a salmon fishery district.

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  • In the 9th and beginning of the 10th centuries the town was repeatedly plundered by the Danes, and in 978 the town and abbey were burned by the men of Ossory.

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  • Below the town of Bergerac it enters the department of Gironde, where at Libourne it is joined by the Isle and widens cut, attaining at its union with the Garonne 45 m.

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  • In the Volscian territory lay the little town of Velitrae (Velletri), the birthplace of Augustus.

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  • From this town we have a very interesting though brief inscription dating probably from early in the 3rd century B.C.; it is cut upon a small bronze plate (now in the Naples Museum), which must have once been fixed to some votive object, dedicated to the god Declunus (or the goddess Decluna).

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  • The mound of Tell es-Sultan, near "Elisha's Fountain," north of the modern village, no doubt covers the Canaanite town.

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  • The town has manufactures of tobacco, cloth and hosiery.

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  • The coronation of Birger Jarlsson Valdemar took place in the cathedral in 1251; and in the reign of Gustavus Vasa several important diets were held in the town.

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  • The extensive forest of Eu lies to the southeast of the town.

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  • The town has a tribunal of commerce and a communal college, flour-mills, manufactories of earthenware, biscuits, furniture, casks, and glass and brick works; the port has trade in grain, timber, hemp, flax, &c.

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  • It lies in a healthy, hilly district, and has grown in modern times from a village into a large residential town.

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  • There are large barracks in the neighbourhood, and the Metropolitan lunatic asylum is close to the town.

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  • The governor-general of the vilayet resides at the town of Rhodes.

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  • The only town of any importance in the island is the capital, Rhodes, which stands at the north-east extremity.

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  • The only relics of classical antiquity are the numerous inscribed altars and bases of statues, as well as architectural fragments, which are found scattered in the courtyards and gardens of the houses in the extensive suburbs which now surround the town, the whole of which were comprised within the limits of the ancient city.

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