Bangor



a seaport in S Maine, on the Penobscot River.
Contemporary Examples

Wages aren’t lower in Boston than in Bangor because of the larger labor supply.
The Sleepless Economy Megan McArdle January 14, 2013

I have a total payroll of about 60 people, most of them working for the two radio stations I own in Bangor, Maine.
Stephen King: Tax Me, for F@%&’s Sake! Stephen King April 29, 2012

Collinsport: A fictitious Maine fishing village, roughly 50 miles from Bangor, where Dark Shadows is set.
‘Dark Shadows’ for Dummies or a Glossary of Key Names and Places Jace Lacob May 10, 2012

Teeth are grinding in front of computers from Bangor to Baltimore, San Diego to San Jose.
What if the Supreme Court Had Declined to Hear Bush v. Gore? Megan McArdle April 28, 2013

Historical Examples

Thomas and Nina were married at her home in Bangor, December 26, 1872.
Mary and I Stephen Return Riggs

“We may recover it at some pawnshop in Bangor, when we go back,” replied Jerry.
The Camp in the Snow William Murray Graydon

The scene in the house of the Archdeacon of Bangor is too exquisite for any one to desire it to be proved a fable.
Henry of Monmouth, Volume 2 J. Endell Tyler

The earlier portion was fairly described by the Committee of the Bangor Hort.
Farm drainage Henry Flagg French

In 1894 he became principal of the Congregational college at Bangor.
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 10, Slice 1 Various

It was evident that he was going up the river, perhaps to Bangor.
The Yacht Club Oliver Optic

noun
a university town in NW Wales, in Gwynedd, on the Menai Strait. Pop: 15 280 (2001)
a town in SE Northern Ireland, in North Down district, Co Down, on Belfast Lough. Pop: 58 388 (2001)

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