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Scarborough

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  • A rough-coated, dough-faced, thoughtful ploughman strode through the streets of Scarborough; after falling into a slough, he coughed and hiccoughed.

Places

  1. Scarborough is a district and former municipality within the eastern part of the city of Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Scarborough is bordered on the south by Lake Ontario, on the west by Victoria Park Avenue, on the north by Steeles Avenue East, and on the east by the Rouge River and the City of Pickering.
    • also known as Scarborough, Ontario; Scarborough, Canada; Scarborough, Toronto
    • part of Ontario, Canada, Toronto
  2. Scarborough is a town in Cumberland County on the southern coast of the U.S. state of Maine. The town is a coastal resort area. Located about 7 miles south of Portland, Scarborough is part of the Portland–South Portland–Biddeford, Maine metropolitan statistical area. The population was 18,919 at the 2010 census.
  3. Scarborough is the largest town and capital of the island of Tobago, part of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago. Its population is around 17,000, almost one-third of the population of the island. The town is dominated by Fort King George, an 18th-century fortification named after King George III which now hosts a historic/archaeologic museum. Scarborough's deepwater harbour was built in 1991; before that ships were forced to anchor offshore.
  4. Scarborough is a coastal suburb of Perth, Western Australia, located approximately 14 km northwest of the city centre in the City of Stirling local government area. It was named after the English beach resort Scarborough, North Yorkshire.
  5. The Scarborough Metro-North Railroad station serves Scarborough-on-Hudson and Briarcliff Manor, New York, via the Hudson Line. Trains leave for New York City every 25 to 35 minutes on weekdays. The station is 28.7 miles from Grand Central Terminal and travel time to Grand Central is about 42 minutes on the express and 61 minutes on local service. The Scarborough station is within walking distance of most houses in the hamlet. As of 2007, daily commuter ridership was 865.
  6. Scarborough is a residential suburb of the Moreton Bay Region at the northernmost of the Redcliffe peninsula, approximately 30 kilometres north-northeast of Brisbane, the state capital of Queensland, Australia. Officially established on 27 March 1971, the suburb used to act as a gateway to Moreton Island via the Combie Trader barge, but this service was recently sold.
  7. Scarborough is a small northern seaside suburb of Wollongong on the south coast of New South Wales, Australia. It sits in the northern Illawarra region on a narrow stretch between the Illawarra escarpment and sea cliffs.

There are other places with in their name, like Scarborough Fair, Scarborough Castle, Scarborough College, Scarborough Village, Borough of Scarborough, Scarborough Fair Collection, Scarborough railway station, Scarborough Open Air Theatre, Scarborough Sixth Form College and University of Toronto Scarborough.

Person

Who is Scarborough?

Scarborough a.k.a. Steven Scarborough is an American gay pornographic film director, the founder of Hot House Entertainment, and he was an Executive Vice-President and director for Falcon Studios from 1987 to 1993.

Writings

"Scarborough" is a play by Fiona Evans.

Miscellanea

  1. Scarborough a.k.a. Scarborough F.C.: Scarborough Football Club was an English football club based in the seaside resort of Scarborough, North Yorkshire. They were one of the oldest football clubs in England, formed in 1879, before they were wound up on 20 June 2007, with debts of £2.5 million.
  2. Scarborough was a transport ship in the First Fleet, assigned to carry convicts for the European colonisation of Australia in 1788.
  3. Scarborough is a 2008 theater production of the play by Fiona Evans.
    • award: - Laurence Olivier Award for Outstanding Achievement in an Affiliate Theatre nomination for Jo Newbery

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Google previewA Compendium of Geography for the use of schools, etc (1822)

by Richmal MANGNALL

Scarborough is a noted bathing-place, and has a productive fishery.— Halifax, the great mart for cloths, shalloons, and calimancoes, is on a branch of the Calder, in the midst of a populous and manufacturing country: many opulent families ...

Google previewThe Death and Life of the Urban Commonwealth (2016)

by Margaret Kohn

TORONTO Scarborough is an area on the urban periphery of Toronto with distinctive demographic and spatial characteristics (high levels of poverty and a high percentage ...

Google previewKearsley's Traveller's Entertaining Guide Through Great Britain; Or, A Description of the Great and Principal Cross-roads ... (1801)

SCARBOROUGH is a large borough, feated on a steep rock, near which are such craggy cliffs, olthat it is almost inaccessible on every side. On the top of this rock is a large green plain, with a ittle well of fresh water, springing out of the rock.

Google previewThe Realistic Imagination (1983)

English Fiction from Frankenstein to Lady Chatterly by George Levine

Scarborough is that in him Trollope's consistent refusal to portray any but "mixed natures" makes sympathetic a figure whose utter disregard of conventions threatens the very texture of society.

Google previewAdvertising and Public Relations Research (2015)

by Donald W. Jugenheimer, Larry D. Kelley, Jerry Hudson, Samuel Bradley

Scarborough is a primary resource for measuring local markets and media. Scarborough surveys the top 75 markets in the United States with a total sample over 200,000 adults 18+. While MRI and SMRB focus on national brands, retailers, ...

Google previewThe Representative History of Great Britain and Ireland (1816)

Being a History of the House of Commons, and of the Counties, Cities, and Boroughs of the United Kingdom, from the Earliest Period : in Six Volumes. History of the Counties, cities, and boroughs ; v. 3 by Thomas H. B. Oldfield

SCARBOROUGH. Scarborough is a sea-port and borough town in Pickeringlythe, north riding of York, ...

Google previewThe Norman Conquests (1988)

A Trilogy of Plays by Alan Ayckbourn

Scarborough is a holiday town, which means that a large proportion of the potential audience changes every week of the summer. On Saturdays, the roads in and out of the town are scenes of mile-long queues as visitors leave and arrive .

Google previewObservations on a Tour Through Almost the Whole of England, and a Considerable Part of Scotland (1802)

In a Series of Letters, Addressed to a Large Number of Intelligent and Respectable Friends by Charles Dibdin

Scarborough is a most charming place by nature, and the great number of new buildings for the accommodation of the crowds of bathers who resort to it, have rendered it so by art. It is situated on a high rock, and surrounded by the sea, except ...

Google previewTrollope's Later Novels (1978)

by Robert Tracy

Scarborough is a dying ...

Google previewDictionary of national biography (1909)

by Sir Leslie Stephen, Sir Sidney Lee

naturalist, born at Scarborough on 24 Nov.

Google previewEncyclopaedia Britannica (1823)

Or, A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and Miscellaneous Literature, Enlarged and Improved

St Erasmus's well, Scarborough, Scollicnsis, Scidlitz, Seltzer, Sene, or Send, Seydschutz, Shad well, Shapmoor, Shettlewood, Shipton, Somersham, Spaw, Stanger, Stenfield, Streatham, Suchaloza, Sutton bog, Swadlingbar, Swansey, ...

Google previewDictionary of Afro-American Slavery (1997)

by Randall M. Miller, John David Smith

Scarborough, The Overseer: Plantation Management in the Old South (1966, reprint ed., 1984); William K. Scarborough, "The Southern Plantation Overseer: A Re-evaluation," ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Perthensis, Or, Universal Dictionary of the Arts, Sciences, Literature, Etc. : Intended to Supersede the Use of Other Books of Reference (1816)

The two wells are both impregnated with the same principles, in different proportions; though the purging well is the most celebrated, and the water of this is usually called the Scarborough water. When these waters are poured out of one glass ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Metropolitana (1845)

Or Universal Dictionary of Knowledge ... Comprising the Twofoldadvantage of a Philosophical and an Alphabetical Arrangement, with Appropriate Engravings by Edward Smedley, Hugh James Rose, Henry John Rose

Scarborough coast, .. Whitby, l. • * * * * * * * * * * * * Ditto. . . Ditto. • • • • * * * * * * * * * * * * * * Mamers, l. Ditto, l. • - - - - - - Ditto, l. • - - - - - - - - - - Ditto, l. Stonesfield, l. Ditto, l. Scarborough, l.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Radio 3-Volume Set (2004)

by Christopher H. Sterling

Birch Scarborough Research was a radio research firm in competition with Arbitron throughout the 1980s and early 1990s. The measurement of local radio audiences provided by the Birch reports and the qualitative research provided by the ...

Google previewDictionary of the Modern Politics of Southeast Asia (2014)

by Joseph Liow, Michael Leifer

Consisting of a group of very small islands, rocks and reefs in the South China Sea, Scarborough Shoal, known to Chinese as Huangyan Island and Filipinos as Panatag Shoal, has been and continues to be the subject of a territorial dispute ...

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Scrabble value of S1C3A1R1B3O1R1O1U1G2H4

The value of this 11-letter word is 19 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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