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Rockford   /rˈɑkfərd/   Listen

A city in northern Illinois.

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"Rockford" Quotes from Famous Books

... a shoot" to Rockford. They telegraphed to Dubuque, but he had doubled down toward Galesburg. They telegraphed to Galesburg but he had escaped into Iowa. Finally they sent, to every town on three parallel lines of railroad in Iowa, a postal card with "Come ...
— The Golden Censer - The duties of to-day, the hopes of the future • John McGovern

... officer and told him that his regiment was to depart that night and that he was in great distress about his wife who on her way to see him had been caught in a railroad wreck, and later taken on her way by a rescue train. "I think she is in Rockford somewhere," he said anxiously, "but I don't know where, and I have to leave ...
— The War Romance of the Salvation Army • Evangeline Booth and Grace Livingston Hill

... opportunity to speak at the "Chutes" she would do as Carry Nation does." This woman was a blessing to me. She helped me to see that the stage was a mission field. I was severely criticised by the newspapers, and especially by some of the ministers. One from Rockford, Ill., a Rev. Dr. Van Horn wrote a very slanderous article which I heard of through my friends there. I was arrested in Los Angeles for some advertising my manager did which was contrary ...
— The Use and Need of the Life of Carry A. Nation • Carry A. Nation

... After two months at Rockford Private Nelson got his leave at last, and made what he conceived to be the best use of his ...
— Best Short Stories • Various

Words linked to "Rockford" :   Illinois, city, urban center, il, Land of Lincoln, metropolis, Prairie State

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