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village (1991 pop. 2,383), SE Ont., Canada, on the York River. Its industries include milling, quarrying, dairying, lumbering, and tourism. The Bancroft Gemboree is an annual gathering of rock collectors.



one of the centers of Zambia’s Copperbelt. A railroad links it with the city of Ndola, center of the copper-smelting industry. Bancroft has an estimated population of about 19,000, of which 17,000 are Africans.

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"I, felt like we were playing poker all the time," Bancroft says.
Bancroft was selected from a cross of `Hector'/60Ab1810-53 made in 1975.
To avoid dehydration (extreme water loss), Bancroft and Arnesen need to down 5 pints (2.4 liters) of hot liquids daily.
Bancroft told me when I visited him at the institute on October 23, 1995.
Bancroft the politician adhered to what was for Massachusetts of that day the unpopular side; he became a Jeffersonian, a Jacksonian, in later days a follower of Lincoln.
One of the big lessons that I learned last year was about being true to yourself," ICC quoted Bancroft as saying.
Bancroft has returned to the Australian fold for the first time since the ball-tampering incident against South Africa in 2018, which resulted in a nine-month ban from the game.
Bancroft has missed Durham's opening two games in the Vitality Blast and will be absent for at least another and, although he is unsure what his future holds beyond that point, the captain is pleased to have left the county in a strong footing in Division Two.
Bancroft hit 13 fours in going to his hundred off 134 deliveries before being eventually dismissed by Will Davis, losing his middle stump to a delivery which seamed back and stayed a touch low.
Bancroft was a measure of concentration and discipline as he played the anchor role to be 73 not out overnight and completed his patient ton on Sunday, smashing eight fours and three sixes in his 358-ball innings as his team collapsed around him.
Banned Australian player Cameron Bancroft on Wednesday confirmed David Warner asked him to alter the ball during the tampering scandal in South Africa and said he went along with it to fit in".
Mum Shannon Bancroft expected him to have the op immediately after the move from Stepping Hill Hospital in Stockport to Royal Manchester Children's Hospital, the inquest heard.