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Culham

noun
  1. a village in S central England, in Oxfordshire: site of the UK centre for thermonuclear reactor research and of the Joint European Torus (JET) programme
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  • If your grandpapa does not think it too large and would let it go to Culham, should you object?

    Elizabeth Gilbert and Her Work for the Blind

    Frances Martin

  • It was at Culham that she was introduced to Robinson Crusoe.

  • Culham itself is dull, but with the pretty backwater of Sutton Courtney we begin a new kind of scenery.

    The Thames

    G. E. Mitton

  • The whistle of the engine as it entered Culham sounded like the last chord in an operatic score.

    Lady Lilith

    Stephen McKenna

  • A pleasant feature was the number of Culham students, who came from all parts of England to re-enlist in their old Corps.