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Brighton

[brahyt-n] /ˈbraɪt n/
noun
1.
a city in East Sussex, in SE England: seashore resort.
2.
a city near Melbourne in S Victoria, in SE Australia.
3.
a town in central Colorado.
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  • Port Elizabeth from the sea has the aspect of a small Brighton.

    The Last Voyage Lady (Annie Allnutt) Brassey
  • De Barral, he resumed suddenly, was not coming to Brighton for weekends regularly, then.

    Chance Joseph Conrad
  • I begged to have a line from him to the "Crown Hotel, Brighton," and concluded.

    A Day's Ride Charles James Lever
  • Won the Brighton Beach overnight sweepstakes in nineteen an' four.

    Garrison's Finish W. B. M. Ferguson
  • Sysonby himself won the Brighton sweepstakes in nineteen-four.

    Garrison's Finish W. B. M. Ferguson
British Dictionary definitions for Brighton

Brighton

/ˈbraɪtən/
noun
1.
a coastal resort in S England, in Brighton and Hove unitary authority, East Sussex: patronized by the Prince Regent, who had the Royal Pavilion built (1782); seat of the University of Sussex (1966) and the University of Brighton (1992). Pop: 134 293 (2001)
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