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[awl-der-shot] /ˈɔl dərˌʃɒt/
a city in NE Hampshire, in S England, SW of London.
a large military training center there. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • I didn't know where Aldershot was, but had no manner of doubt that he was perfectly right.

    The Golden Age Kenneth Grahame
  • Regulations for the killing of flies have been issued to the troops at Aldershot.

  • Aldershot, not the battlefield, is the place for learning strategy.

    Expositions of Holy Scripture

    Alexander Maclaren
  • Aldershot was not very far away, and they spent all his leaves there.

    The Good Soldier Ford Madox Ford
  • You're going over to Aldershot to-morrow to try to get Lucas exchanged?

    Dolly Reforming Herself Henry Arthur Jones
  • That day at Aldershot every man was given a chance to go back to Newfoundland.

  • At Aldershot, where they lived, there was an unspoken rule that brides should be left alone.

    The Dark Tower Phyllis Bottome
  • If it were adopted, Oxford might take the place of Aldershot.

    Lord Randolph Churchill Winston Spencer Churchill
  • As soon as George goes to Aldershot I hope your dear daughter will often come here.

    The Outrage Annie Vivanti
  • The Aldershot of the sixties was a very different place to what it is to-day.

    London in the Sixties One of the Old Brigade
British Dictionary definitions for Aldershot


a town in S England, in Hampshire: site of a large military camp. Pop: 58 170 (2001)
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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