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from The American HeritageĀ® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • A borough of northwest England north-northwest of Manchester. It was founded on the site of a Saxon settlement and has been a textile center since the 14th century. Population: 60,700.

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  • proper n. A metropolitan borough of Greater Manchester, England

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Examples

  • Before the A14 "improvements", I have stood one side of the River Lark in Bury St Edmunds, with half the KEGS boys.

    Forget the weather !

  • Fourteen years ago I found a very similar Roman coin, right, which was recorded and identified at my local museum in Bury St Edumnds, Suffolk.

    Media

  • The 64-page book, to be auctioned at Bonhams Fine Art Auctioneers & Valuers in Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, was expected to fetch around Ā£400.

    Archive 2009-03-01

  • The undeniably impressive two-floored Laser Quest at Bedford Megabowl or the sadly vanished Rollerbury in Bury St Edmunds were our early destinations of choice.

    Could a war game and a stage set be the perfect match?

  • There will be further performances in Bury St Edmonds and London, and then at the Stour festival in June.

    Vivaldi flute concerto discovered

  • But HBO has a bad track record for miscasting their biopics: Robert Duvall as the twisted genius Stalin; Gary Sinise as Truman; Aiden Quinn in Bury My Heart.

    Being John Adams - Freakonomics Blog - NYTimes.com

  • In another case, 80-year-old clergyman John Lowes was forced to conduct his own funeral service before he was hanged in Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, in 1645.

    UK: Witches could get posthumous pardon for execution

  • Some families in Bury St. Edmunds, England, are upset at the way the borough council tested the stability of stones in the local cemetery.

    A Sure Way to Test Fragility

  • No one in Bury had ever seen the shape of Wayland, but all believed in him devoutly, for this was told of him, and truly: that any one coming to the ferry with an unshod steed had only to lay a penny on the ground and cry aloud, "Wayland Smith, shoe me my horse!" and so withdraw.

    Martin Pippin in the Apple Orchard

  • No one in Bury had ever seen the shape of Wayland, but all believed in him devoutly, for this was told of him, and truly; that any one coming to the ferry with an unshod steed had only to lay a penny on the ground and cry aloud, 'Wayland Smith, shoe me my horse!' and so withdraw.

    Martin Pippin in the Apple Orchard

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