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The town was named for Lt. Col. Robert Monckton, but a clerical error at the time the town was incorporated resulted in the misspelling of the community's name, which has been perpetuated to the present day.
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The town was about what Wilson expected: one main street with its rows of false-fronted buildings, a water tower, a few warehouses, a single hotel ; ;
Though only a relatively short walk separated it from my own part of town, its character was wholly foreign to me.
The insurance man informed them that he had talked to Crumley who was all right and that he would watch the men's personal effects until they towed the rig back to town.
He went to Key West every fall and winter and was the only man in town who did not know that his title of `` Commodore '' was never used without irony.
In town after town my companion pointed out the Negro school and the White school, and in every instance the former made a better appearance ( it was newer, for one thing ).
First, Wright said, he was choked by the smoke, which fortunately kept him from seeing the dreadful town.
There was only one hitch: the small town of Kehl, on the other side of the Rhine, was still under French jurisdiction.
At this, the students let out a yell, knowing full well the actual frontier was beyond the town of Kehl.
Potemkin's Army of Ekaterinoslav, totaling, it was claimed, 40,000 regular troops and 6,000 irregulars of the Cossack Corps, had invested Islam's principal stronghold on the north shore of the Black Sea, the fortress town of Oczakov, and was preparing to test the Turk by land and sea.
Very soon after his arrival in Little Rock, Pike had joined one of the most influential organizations in town, the Little Rock Debating Society, and it was with this group that he made his debut as an orator, being invited to deliver the annual Fourth of July address the club sponsored every year.
Mr. Banks was always called Banks the Butcher until he left town and the shop passed over to Meltzer the Scholar who then became automatically Meltzer the Butcher.
The `` fruitful course '' of metropolitanization that you recommend is currently practiced by the town of East Greenwich and had its inception long before we learned what it was called.
The doctor, since Scotty was no longer allowed to make his regular trips into town to see him, came often and informally to the house.
The clock you heard strike -- it's really the town clock -- was installed last April by Mrs. Shorter, on her birthday ''.
`` P. J. '' -- as Ludie called the town -- was crowded with summer people who came to the mountains to escape the heat in the big cities.
When he was going to town, nothing was good enough -- he had cursed at Winston once for leaving a fleck of polish on his shoelace.
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The resultant town, platted in 1847 and named for the patron of Father Galtier's mission, St. Paul, was to become an important center of the fur trade and was to take on a new interest for those Selkirkers who remained at Red River.
It was said to have been named after the Greek town of Aegae, or after Aegea, a queen of the Amazons who died in the sea, or Aigaion, the " sea goat ", another name of Briareus, one of the archaic Hecatonchires, or, especially among the Athenians, Aegeus, the father of Theseus, who drowned himself in the sea when he thought his son had died.
Quilmes is the national brand of pale lager, named after the town of Quilmes, Buenos Aires, where it was first produced.
In historical times, around 300 BC it was the settlement of a Celtic tribe, the Bituriges Vivisci, who named the town Burdigala, probably of Aquitainian origin.
Battles are usually named after some feature of the battlefield geography, such as the name of a town, forest or river, commonly prefixed " Battle of ...".
The name of the Bavarian town of Passau descends from the Roman Batavis, which was named after the Batavi.
The town is named for famous American pioneer and explorer Daniel Boone, and every summer since 1952 has hosted an outdoor amphitheatre portrayal of the life and times of its namesake.
In their heyday, there were hundreds of building societies: just about every town in the country had a building society named after that town.
Brewers in Bohemia ( today's Czech Republic ) generally named a beer after their town with the suffix " er.
A number of other European languages have cognate words that were borrowed from the Germanic languages during the Middle Ages, including brog in Irish, bwr or bwrc, meaning " wall, rampart " in Welsh, bourg in French, burg in Catalan ( in Catalonia there is a town named Burg ), borgo in Italian, and burgo in Spanish ( hence the place-name Burgos ).
In 1966, the " Finn VC Estate " was named in honour of Victoria Cross winner James Henry Finn who once lived in the town.
One of them, Frederick Billings, thought of the lines of the Anglo-Irish Anglican Bishop George Berkeley, ' westward the course of empire takes its way ,' and suggested that the town and college site be named for the eighteenth-century Anglo-Irish philosopher.
The Swiss town of Vevey, where he was a resident during his final years, named a park in his honour in 1980 and erected a replica of the Doubleday statue there in 1982.
Coolidge's great-great-grandfather, also named John Coolidge, was an American military officer in the Revolutionary War and one of the first selectmen of the town of Plymouth Notch.
She was the daughter of Tommaso di Benvenuto da Pizzano ( Thomas de Pizan ; named for the family's origins in the town of Pizzano, south east of Bologna ), a physician, court astrologer, and Councillor of the Republic of Venice.
Dubnium ( ), is a chemical element with the symbol Db and atomic number 105, named after the town of Dubna in Russia, where it was first produced.
The Massachusetts General Court overruled them and named the town after Dedham, Essex in England, where some of the original inhabitants were born.
Shoudy named the town after his wife, Mary Ellen Shoudy, and officially began the city of Ellensburgh around 1872.
The River Ems, which is named after the village ( not, as often believed, the town named after the river ) also flows into the Slipper millpond, and although the mill is no longer in use it now houses a number of offices.