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Clacton-on-Sea

[klak-tuh n-on-see, -awn-]
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noun
  1. a town on the North Sea coast in Essex, England.
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Also called Clac·ton.
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Examples from the Web for clacton

Historical Examples

  • I take this report from the Clacton Graphic of February 20, 1915.

    The Better Germany in War Time

    Harold Picton

  • Blackpool and Douglas are grander in their kind than Clacton.

    Through East Anglia in a Motor Car

    J. E. (James Edmund) Vincent

  • Mr. Clacton cleared his throat and looked at each of the young ladies in turn.

    Night and Day

    Virginia Woolf

  • "A most excellent object," said Mr. Clacton in his professional manner.

    Night and Day

    Virginia Woolf

  • She looked again at Mr. Clacton; yes, he was bald, and so are cock-sparrows.

    Night and Day

    Virginia Woolf


British Dictionary definitions for clacton

Clacton

Clacton-on-Sea

noun
  1. a town and resort in SE England, in E Essex. Pop: 51 284 (2001)
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