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Evesham

[eev-shuh m, ee-shuh m, ee-suh m]
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noun
  1. a town in Hereford and Worcester county, in W England: battle 1265.
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Historical Examples

  • It was the window of the boys' room; but Evesham's instincts failed him there.

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    Constance Fenimore Woolson

  • Evesham was listening to a trickling of water outside the door.

    Stories by American Authors (Volume 4)

    Constance Fenimore Woolson

  • The first part of the campaign of Evesham was carried out in Gwent.

    Medival Wales

    A. G. Little

  • By their help, the dead child was removed as far as Evesham, and there buried.

  • I inquired of you when the next train would start for Evesham.


British Dictionary definitions for evesham

Evesham

noun
  1. a town in W central England, in W Worcestershire, on the River Avon: scene of the Battle of Evesham in 1265 (Lord Edward's defeat of Simon de Montfort and the barons); centre of the Vale of Evesham, famous for market gardens and orchards. Pop: 22 179 (2001)
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