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British Dictionary definitions for aldeburgh

Aldeburgh

noun
  1. a small resort in SE England, in Suffolk: site of an annual music festival established in 1948 by Benjamin Britten. Pop: 2654 (2001)
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Historical Examples

  • The first woman mayor was elected in Aldeburgh on November 9, 1908.

    Woman and Socialism

    August Bebel

  • Off Aldeburgh, Suffolk, five Coastguardmen were drowned by the upsetting of their boat.

  • George Crabbe was born at Aldeburgh, through no fault of his own.

    Through East Anglia in a Motor Car

    J. E. (James Edmund) Vincent

  • "Not a bit in the world, my dear fellow," replied Lord Aldeburgh.

    The Eldest Son

    Archibald Marshall

  • In 1908 she was elected Mayor of Aldeburgh, being the first woman to hold the position of mayor in England.