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Aintree

noun
  1. a suburb of Liverpool, in Merseyside: site of the racecourse over which the Grand National steeplechase has been run since 1839
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  • "It's something to have found Aintree at home," Nigel returned.

    The Sixth Sense

    Stephen McKenna

  • Possibly she may be forthcoming when Aintree has been arrested.

    The Sixth Sense

    Stephen McKenna

  • Aintree roused himself from his attitude of listless indifference.

    The Sixth Sense

    Stephen McKenna

  • Aintree inhaled the smoke of his cigarette and answered with eyes half-closed.

    The Sixth Sense

    Stephen McKenna

  • The National always takes place on the Friday of Aintree week.

    Boy Woodburn

    Alfred Ollivant