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Aldington

[awl-ding-tuh n] /ˈɔl dɪŋ tən/
noun
1.
Richard, 1892–1962, English poet, novelist, and composer.
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  • People talk about that rummy motor at Bonnington and Aldington to this day.

    The Magic World Edith Nesbit
  • The people moved down the road towards Aldington, and reached the point at which the woods began.

    Uncle Joe's Stories

    Edward Hugessen Knatchbull-Hugesson, First Baron Brabourne
  • This was not Warham's money, but only a trust in his hands for the benefit of the souls of Aldington.

  • Feb., and it seems, in March 1511, Warham gave him a pension out of the rectory of Aldington.

    The Oxford Reformers Frederic Seebohm
  • Badsey, and Wickhamford, with the hamlet of Aldington, are all in their different ways worth a visit.

    Evesham Edmund H. New
  • Aldington was keeping abreast with all the new books in America and England as well.

    Children of the Market Place

    Edgar Lee Masters
  • We had Mr. and Mrs. Williams and Abigail and Aldington as a nucleus for new friendships.

    Children of the Market Place

    Edgar Lee Masters
  • I resumed my readings with Abigail and Aldington, although Dorothy was not greatly interested.

    Children of the Market Place

    Edgar Lee Masters
  • I looked up and saw Aldington, back of him Abigail, who was laughing at my expression of surprise.

    Children of the Market Place

    Edgar Lee Masters
  • Mr. Williams, Abigail, Aldington passed away and were buried in a cemetery about a mile north of the river.

    Children of the Market Place

    Edgar Lee Masters
British Dictionary definitions for Aldington

Aldington

/ˈɔːldɪŋtən/
noun
1.
Richard. 1892–1962, English poet, novelist, and biographer. His novels include Death of a Hero (1929) and The Colonel's Daughter (1931), which reflect postwar disillusion following World War I
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