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[fohk-stuh n] /ˈfoʊk stən/
a seaport in E Kent, in SE England, on the Strait of Dover. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • I wondered whether you would call or whether you wouldn't before you left Folkestone.

    Kipps H. G. Wells
  • A party of 178 who landed at Folkestone had varying stories to tell.

  • Then they'll go across thinking they'll meet their pals from Portsmouth and Folkestone.

    The World Peril of 1910 George Griffith
  • Well, you remember that night of the dinner party at Folkestone.

    Dolly Reforming Herself Henry Arthur Jones
  • There is a point on this road between Folkestone and Dover that on moonlit nights makes a picture after Barham's own heart.

    The Ingoldsby Country Charles G. (Charles George) Harper
  • I watch these daily as they commence their migrations from the beach at Folkestone.

    The Book of Snobs William Makepeace Thackeray
  • Among these was included the buying of a new gown at Folkestone.

    Joanna Godden Sheila Kaye-Smith
  • I crossed once with an English lady from Boulogne to Folkestone.

  • He was buried in Denton churchyard, on the other side of the highway to Folkestone.

    The Ingoldsby Country Charles G. (Charles George) Harper
British Dictionary definitions for Folkestone


a port and resort in SE England, in E Kent. Pop: 45 273 (2001)
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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