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[deyt-n] /ˈdeɪt n/
Jonathan, 1760–1824, U.S. politician, Speaker of the House 1795–99.
a city in SW Ohio. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • But after Dayton's return with his prisoners you will be my representative in that district.

    In the Valley Harold Frederic
  • My talk with Colonel Dayton had, in a way, contributed to this gloomy feeling.

    In the Valley Harold Frederic
  • Their long noses with the bulb at the base were Dayton noses.

    The Prisoner Alice Brown
  • I stopped at Dayton and looked into the matter, and learned to fly.

    'Charge It' Irving Bacheller
  • Dayton strolled to the door and back again before he answered.

    Peak and Prairie Anna Fuller
British Dictionary definitions for Dayton


an industrial city in SW Ohio: aviation research centre. Pop: 161 696 (2003 est)
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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