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Addington

[ad-ing-tuh n] /ˈæd ɪŋ tən/
noun
1.
Henry, Viscount Sidmouth
[sid-muh th] /ˈsɪd məθ/ (Show IPA),
1757–1844, British statesman: prime minister 1801–04.
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  • Addington, so Jeffrey Blake remembered when he came home to it, was a survival.

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  • He knew perfectly what the attitude of Addington would be to him.

    The Prisoner Alice Brown
  • He was seeing Choate in the new Addington as Choate presented it.

    The Prisoner Alice Brown
  • "We can't get too homesick for old Addington while we have you to look at," said he.

    The Prisoner Alice Brown
  • When there were magnates in Addington, James had been a poor boy.

    The Prisoner Alice Brown
  • In Addington nearly every house was open to the neighbourly hand.

    The Prisoner Alice Brown
  • There were lights, but for all the sight of people Addington might have been abed.

    The Prisoner Alice Brown
  • Miss Amabel was pure Addington in all her unconsidered impulses.

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  • "I am not doing anything unwise," she said, with the Addington dignity.

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Addington

/ˈædɪŋtən/
noun
1.
Henry, 1st Viscount Sidmouth. 1757–1844, British statesman; prime minister (1801–04) and Home Secretary (1812–21)
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