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[ash-tuh n] /ˈæʃ tən/
Sir Frederick (William) 1906–1988, English dancer and choreographer, born in Ecuador. Unabridged
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  • “I am––that is, I––My tent was right there between those two trees,” said Ashton.

    Out of the Depths Robert Ames Bennet
  • "I do not agree with you in your religious sentiments, Ashton, as you know," said George.

    Life in London Edwin Hodder
  • My friend Ashton was almost gone when I dragged him into our boat; a few minutes more would have finished him.

    There She Blows! William Hussey Macy
  • Ashton was taken by surprise at seeing Mr. Brunton where he least expected to see him.

    Life in London Edwin Hodder
  • Mrs. Ashton went quietly up, put her arms round Lucy, and kissed her many times.

British Dictionary definitions for Ashton


Sir Frederick. 1906–88, British ballet dancer and choreographer. His ballets include Façade (1931), to music by Walton, La Fille mal gardée (1960), The Dream (1964), and A Month in the Country (1976)
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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