- Paddy, Baron. real name Jeremy John Durham Ashdown . born 1941, British politician; leader of the Liberal Democrats (formerly the Social and Liberal Democrats) (1988–99); UN high representative in Bosnia-Herzegovina from 2002
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Even the police were “stunned” when Rachel confessed, said Ashdown.West Virginia Heathers: Was Skylar Neese Murdered by Her Best Friends?
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Ashdown withdrew his name and the U.N. leadership on the ground proved unable to eliminate corruption and prevent electoral fraud.Who's Watching Karzai?
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The Ashdown Forest course lies in that most delightful but alas!The Golf Courses of the British Isles
And now we leave the camp, and descend towards the west, and are on the Ashdown.Tom Brown's School Days
And now we leave the camp, and descend toward the west, and are on the Ashdown.Tom Brown at Rugby
The little flaw of having a mistress now living with him at Ashdown Park seems to be the only unpleasing circumstance about him.Jane Austen, Her Life and Letters</p>
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It is on the whole a region with few streams, and a considerable portion of the ancient woodland still remains in Ashdown Forest.