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Jones·bor·o

 (jōnz′bûr′ō, -bûr′ə, -bŭr′ō)
A city of northeast Arkansas northeast of Little Rock. It is the seat of Arkansas State University (founded 1909).
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Noun1.Jonesboro - a town in northeast Arkansas
Arkansas, Land of Opportunity, AR - a state in south central United States; one of the Confederate states during the American Civil War
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After nightfall we reached our tents, just outside of the nasty Arab village of Jonesborough. Of course the real name of the place is El something or other, but the boys still refuse to recognize the Arab names or try to pronounce them.
I would not have gone into this dissertation upon Syrian villages but for the fact that Nimrod, the Mighty Hunter of Scriptural notoriety, is buried in Jonesborough, and I wished the public to know about how he is located.
We left Jonesborough very early in the morning, and rode forever and forever and forever, it seemed to me, over parched deserts and rocky hills, hungry, and with no water to drink.
They broke off fragments from Noah's tomb; from the exquisite sculptures of the temples of Baalbec; from the houses of Judas and Ananias, in Damascus; from the tomb of Nimrod the Mighty Hunter in Jonesborough; from the worn Greek and Roman inscriptions set in the hoary walls of the Castle of Banias; and now they have been hacking and chipping these old arches here that Jesus looked upon in the flesh.
Big at the box office: Waking Ned 1989 Two senior officers of the Royal Ulster Constabulary - Ch Supt Harry Breen and Supt Bob Buchanan - are shot dead in an ambush by the IRA at Jonesborough, County Armagh, Australian Prime Minister Kevin Hawke weeps on national TV as he admits marital infidelity, and the Civic Tower of Pavia in Italy, built in the 11th Century, collapses.
She has been a storyteller at the Illinois State Fair, past president of the Lincoln Story League, coordinated 20 trips to the National Storytelling Festival in Jonesborough, Tennessee, received the National Storytelling Network Oracle Award for the North Central Region in 2003, and was the recipient of the Illinois Library Association's David Cup Award.
Accredited Tennessee Main Street communities are spread across the state and include Athens, Bolivar, Bristol, Brownsville, Cleveland, Collierville, Columbia, Cookeville, Dayton, Dyersburg, Fayetteville, Franklin, Gallatin, Greeneville, Jackson, Jonesborough, Kingsport, Lawrenceburg, Lebanon, Maryville, McKenzie, McMinnville, Morristown, Murfreesboro, Paris, Pulaski, Ripley, Rogersville, Savannah, Sevierville, Sweetwater, Tiptonville, Union City and Winchester.
Mr Harris told the Policing Board: "This is profoundly disappointing for us and our thoughts are with the families who obviously have been retraumatised and been severely disappointed by this result." Daly, from Kilnasaggart Road, Jonesborough, Co Armagh, spent almost two years in custody on remand charged with the atrocity and other offences.
Appearing at Dungannon Magistrates' Court, Daly, originally from Cullaville, Co Monaghan in the Irish Republic but now residing in Jonesborough, Co Armagh, was remanded in custody after deputy district judge Paul Conway refused a bail application.
Seamus Daly, 43, originally from Cullaville, Co Monaghan in the Irish Republic but now residing in Jonesborough, Co Armagh, appeared in the dock at Dungannon Magistrates' Court.
With his family now based in Jonesborough and his wife heavily pregnant, Mr Fee insisted that his client would not consider fleeing.
With his family now based in Jonesborough and his wife expected to give birth to their second child - the due date being today - Mr Fee insisted that his client would not consider fleeing.