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Brome \Brome\, n. [F.] (Chem.) See Bromine.


n. 1 Any grass of the genus ''Bromus''. 2 (context chemistry obsolete English) bromine


n. any of various woodland and meadow grasses of the genus Bromus; native to temperate regions [syn: bromegrass]

Brome (electoral district)

Brome was a federal electoral district in the province of Quebec, Canada, that was represented in the Canadian House of Commons from 1867 to 1925.

It was created by the British North America Act, 1867, and was amalgamated into the Brome—Missisquoi electoral district in 1924.

The County of Brome consisted of the Townships of Bolton, Potton, Sutton, Brome and the eastern part of the Township of Farnham.


Brome may refer to:

Brome (Samtgemeinde)

Samtgemeinde Brome is a Samtgemeinde in the district of Gifhorn, in Lower Saxony, Germany. It is situated approximately 20 km north-east of Gifhorn and 10 km north of Wolfsburg. 15.445 citizens are living in the Samtgemeinde Brome.

Brome (provincial electoral district)

Brome was a provincial electoral district in the Estrie region of Quebec, Canada. It was created for the 1867 election (and an electoral district of that name existed earlier in the Legislative Assembly of the Province of Canada). Its last election was in 1970. It disappeared in the 1973 and its successor electoral district was Brome-Missisquoi.

Brome (surname)

Brome is a surname. Notable people with the surname include:

  • Alexander Brome (1620–1666), English poet
  • Bartholomew Brome (fl.1589), English politician
  • Richard Brome (c. 1590? – 1653), English dramatist
  • Vincent Brome (1910–2004), English writer

Usage examples of "brome".

Felldoh, Martin and Brome baled with paws and oarblades, trying to splash the water over the sides.

The whole tribe of Urran Voh would be in danger if Brome gave away our location to that filthy Tyrant.

Felldoh managed to haul himself on to the upturned keel, where Brome was clinging with all paws.

Catching sight of Brome, she hoisted him high off the ground in her other paw and shook him.

Ballaw played the introduction and Brome began singing, with Rowanoak providing a fine baritone harmony line.

Inside the lean to, Felldoh and Brome sat around the fire, eating and drinking as they related their story to the new found friends they had made, the Rambling Rosehip Players.

Polleekin, but we must get to searching for my brother Brome and our friend Felldoh.

Imagine the looks on the faces of Felldoh, Ballaw and Rowanoak if he, Brome, came marching back with a score or so of slaves that he had rescued.

Suddenly Brome had an idea that might gain him entrance into Marshank.

Keyla and Brome were forced to walk along with Oilback, who was heading for the main gate, which lay in the same direction as the prison pit.

Suddenly, just when he thought he was at the end of the tunnel, Brome found he could crawl no farther.

Suddenly the young otter was crushing and pushing, lashing out as he climbed over heads, squeezing and scraping past other creatures, bashing out with all paws and his rud derlike tail as he battled towards Brome at the blocked exit.

You must realize that Brome is a born wanderer, never content and stubborn to the last word.

I spoke to them of Brome, and they assured me that he was alive and well.

The hare Ballaw assured me that Brome was lively as a grasshopper and fit as a flea.