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The Legend of Sleepy Hollow, Washington Irving, 1820
This is an excerpt from the novel published in 1820

What is the significance of the town's name being Sleepy Hollow?


The fog through the town also runs next to the hollow where the Headless Horseman runs.


The townspeople are very sleepy, and the town itself is situated next to a river.


Sleepy Hollow is the name of the bar that the husbands of town frequently visit.


Sleepy Hollow is the name of the bridge that connects Tarry Town with Greensburgh.

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