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Basingstoke

[bai-zing-stohk] /ˈbɛə zɪŋˌstoʊk/
noun
1.
a city in Hampshire, S central England.
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  • You think there is no question that they are waiting for us at Basingstoke?

    Her Ladyship's Elephant David Dwight Wells
  • I think I understood you to say that you travelled together as far as Basingstoke?

    Her Ladyship's Elephant David Dwight Wells
  • "Well, if you refuse to let me go to Basingstoke——" began the bride.

    Her Ladyship's Elephant David Dwight Wells
  • In spite of the bad weather, Mrs. Frothingham had travelled up from Basingstoke.

    The Whirlpool George Gissing
  • She took lessons in domestic economy from the good people at Basingstoke.

    The Whirlpool George Gissing
  • I think that perhaps I and Larkin had better go over to Basingstoke.

    Ralph the Heir

    Anthony Trollope
  • Mrs. Davies frightened him into buying a piece of Irish when we were in Basingstoke.

  • In that case, how did she come to be passing by Basingstoke?

    Hilda Wade Grant Allen
  • In the corner was the address: "11, Chubb's Cottages, Basingstoke."

    Hilda Wade Grant Allen
  • "I wish I hadn't left you at home yesterday, old boy," said Mr. Basingstoke.

British Dictionary definitions for Basingstoke

Basingstoke

/ˈbeɪzɪŋˌstəʊk/
noun
1.
a town in S England, in N Hampshire. Pop: 90 171 (2001)
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