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Eastbourne

[eest-bawrn, -bohrn, -bern] /ˈist bɔrn, -boʊrn, -bərn/
noun
1.
a seaport in East Sussex, in SE England.
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  • He travels, and on Thursdays, his Eastbourne day, takes his meals with the Marshes.

    Monday or Tuesday Virginia Woolf
  • "Yes, and Eastbourne will enable you to keep well," he returned, cheerfully.

    Doctor Luttrell's First Patient

    Rosa Nouchette Carey
  • The house that she had taken at Eastbourne was charmingly situated.

    Doctor Luttrell's First Patient

    Rosa Nouchette Carey
  • He went down to Eastbourne in Sussex; where I believe he now is.

    Letters of Edward FitzGerald Edward FitzGerald
  • Eastbourne is the most select, or least democratic, of the Sussex watering places.

  • Constable Wiseman, of the Eastbourne constabulary, certainly was not curious.

    The Man Who Knew Edgar Wallace
  • Sergeant Smith's acquaintance with Eastbourne was a short one.

    The Man Who Knew Edgar Wallace
  • It was Frank who had introduced the sergeant to Eastbourne and brought him to his uncle.

    The Man Who Knew Edgar Wallace
  • Though not the season, Eastbourne was filled by quite a fashionable crowd.

    The Golden Face William Le Queux
  • The message was dated from Eastbourne, and was the first I had received from him for some days.

    The Seven Secrets William Le Queux
British Dictionary definitions for Eastbourne

Eastbourne

/ˈiːstˌbɔːn/
noun
1.
a resort in SE England, in East Sussex on the English Channel. Pop: 106 592 (2001)
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