Belmont


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Related to Belmont: Belmont Park, Belmont Stakes
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Noun1.Belmont - a racetrack for thoroughbred racing in Elmont on Long IslandBelmont - a racetrack for thoroughbred racing in Elmont on Long Island; site of the Belmont Stakes
Elmont - a town on Long Island in New York; site of Belmont Park
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This lady was so lovely and so rich that her fame had spread over all the world till "the four winds blow in from every coast renowned suitors." Bassanio would be among these suitors, but alas he has no money, not even enough to pay for the journey to Belmont where the lovely lady lived.
Meantime in Belmont many lovers come to woo fair Portia.
In the last act of the play all the friends are gathered again at Belmont. After some merry teasing upon the subject of the rings the truth is told, and Bassanio and Gratiano learn that the skillful lawyer and his clerk were none other than their young and clever wives.
Out in the country, at the Belmont Academy, I went to work in a small, perfectly appointed steam laundry.
Another old chateau in the neighbourhood, built in the fourteenth century by Jean de Belmont, was also abandoned, so that that part of the country was very little inhabited.
At any rate it is in this sort only that I can account for my failure to read a great deal during four years of the amplest quiet that I spent in the country at Belmont, whither we removed from Cambridge.
She hoped when clear of Milsom Street to have her curiosity gratified; but she was still obliged to wait, for the Admiral had made up his mind not to begin till they had gained the greater space and quiet of Belmont; and as she was not really Mrs Croft, she must let him have his own way.
It tended down towards the river-side, running through Belmont Place and Prince's Street.
I got as far as Belmont, on the main road back, when I was robbed of my horse-meat by three militiamen.
These include Union Street between its junctions with Bridge Street and Market Street, Belmont Street, Little Belmont Street and Gaelic Lane.
Residents and staff at Belmont Village Geneva Road presented a check for more than $2,000 to the Alzheimer's Association.