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Bangor   /bˈæŋgər/  /bˈæŋgˌɔr/   Listen
Bangor

noun
1.
A town in east central Maine on the Penobscot River.
2.
A university town in northwestern Wales on the Menai Strait.
3.
A town in southeastern Northern Ireland.






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"Bangor" Quotes from Famous Books



... any accusation that should be brought against them; which plainly implies, that, while ministers they could not be accused or impeached in parliament, therefore, their answer to the king's queries before the archhishops of York and Dublin, the bishops of Durham, Chichester, and Bangor, the duke of Ireland, the earl of Suffolk, and two other counsellors of inferior quality. Henry IV. told the commons that the usage of parliament required them to go first through the king's business In granting supplies; which order ...
— The History of England in Three Volumes, Vol.I., Part B. - From Henry III. to Richard III. • David Hume

... presence was urgently needed in the north, and he was recalled by Cellach and Imar. What had happened was this. The coarb of St. Comgall at Bangor, the principal religious site in the north-east of Ireland, had lately died. Since he ended his days at Lismore, it may be assumed that he was a friend of Malchus, and of the movement with which he was identified. At any ...
— St. Bernard of Clairvaux's Life of St. Malachy of Armagh • H. J. Lawlor

... also his pleasing duty to thank his friends Dr Bernard Dyer, Hon Secretary of the Society of Public Analysts, Dr A. P. Aitken, Chemist to the Highland and Agricultural Society of Scotland; Professor Douglas Gilchrist of Bangor; Mr F. J. Cooke, late of Flitcham; Mr Hermann Voss of London; and Professor Wright of Glasgow, for having assisted him in ...
— Manures and the principles of manuring • Charles Morton Aikman

... dinner given here on Washington's birthday was marked by fine expressions of sentiment, and a display of talent unusual on such occasions. There was a poem from Mr. Story of Boston, which gave great pleasure; a speech by Mr. Hillard, said to be very good, and one by Rev. Mr. Hedge of Bangor, exceedingly admired for the felicity of thought and image, and the finished beauty ...
— At Home And Abroad - Or, Things And Thoughts In America and Europe • Margaret Fuller Ossoli

... commonly given to the really unknown author of the 'History of the Britons.' He states that the tombstone of Constantius was still to be seen in his day, and gives Mirmantum or Miniamantum as an alternative name for Segontium. Bangor and Silchester are rival claimants for the name, and one 13th-century MS. declares ...
— Early Britain—Roman Britain • Edward Conybeare

... clerks," remarked a Portland commercial traveller, "the best I ever saw was in a town near Bangor. Just before I retired I heard a scampering under the bed and looked under, expecting to see a burglar. Instead I saw a couple of large rats just escaping into their hole. I dressed and went down to the office and put in a big kick. The clerk was as ...
— The New Pun Book • Thomas A. Brown and Thomas Joseph Carey



Words linked to "Bangor" :   Wales, ME, town, Pine Tree State, Cambria, Cymru, Northern Ireland, Maine



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