[chelt-nuh m for 1, 3; chel-tn-ham for 2]
- a city in N Gloucestershire, in W England: resort.
- a town in SE Pennsylvania, near Philadelphia.
- Printing. a style of type.
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Examples from the Web for cheltenham
Geoff Dyer takes the reader on a map-based tour of his hometown, Cheltenham, in Southwest England.Crazy Cartography: Artists and Writers Conjure a Slew of Imaginative Maps
April 13, 2014
“I did think that day at Cheltenham might be the closest I got to London,” she says now.Queen's granddaughter Zara Philips prepares for London 2012
July 13, 2012
She has gone to Cheltenham for a holiday, for which you may thank your eternal stars.Roden's Corner
Henry Seton Merriman
I'll live anywhere except Bournemouth, Torquay, and Cheltenham.Howards End
E. M. Forster
Cheltenham seemed to me a woeful place: I had never seen it before.Letters of Edward FitzGerald
He was going to take his family to Cheltenham for the spring months.Deerbrook
Her Ladyship resides at Cheltenham, and is of a serious turn.The Book of Snobs
William Makepeace Thackeray
- a town in W England, in central Gloucestershire: famous for its schools, racecourse, and saline springs (discovered in 1716). Pop: 98 875 (2001)
- a style of type
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