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Synonyms for Chicago

a gambling card game in which chips are placed on the ace and king and queen and jack of separate suits (taken from a separate deck)

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The next day, which was the 10th, at four o'clock in the evening, it reached Chicago, already risen from its ruins, and more proudly seated than ever on the borders of its beautiful Lake Michigan.
Nine hundred miles separated Chicago from New York; but trains are not wanting at Chicago.
My sister," said an adjacent Man of God, solemnly, "you cannot stop the wicked from going to Chicago by killing them.
I've my own good reasons for leaving Chicago, and let that be enough for you.
It's a boarding house that was recommended by a man I knew in Chicago.
Holt's dwelling in one of the suburbs of Chicago had been destroyed by fire.
Now, any one but me would have lost thirty hours and spent a week working out the run, instead of handing him over to the Santa Fe straight through to Chicago.
Ten minutes later Chicago appealed to Miss Kinzey in these words: "If crime of century is maturing please warn friends in time.
Harper, of the University of Chicago, who was chairman of the committee of invitations for the celebration to be held in the city of Chicago, to deliver one of the addresses at the celebration there.
The Chicago Times-Herald, in describing the meeting, said of my address:--
By 1884, gathered around Gilliland in Boston and the Western Electric in Chicago, there came to be a group of mechanics and high-school graduates, very young men, mostly, who had no reputations to lose; and who, partly for a living and mainly for a lark, plunged into the difficulties of this new business that had at that time little history and less prestige.
This mighty geyser of wires is fifty tons in weight and would, if straightened out into a single line, connect New York with Chicago.
His important part was played in drafting the new code after the Chicago Commune.
But Frankfort is not as healthy as Chicago, San Francisco, St.
That was why he had been picked out on one important occasion; for Jurgis had stood outside of Brown and Company's "Central Time Station" not more than half an hour, the second day of his arrival in Chicago, before he had been beckoned by one of the bosses.