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Gravesend

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noun
  1. a seaport in NW Kent, in SE England, on the Thames River: incorporated into Gravesham 1974.
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  • This game's too tough fer me—I'll ship me plugs to Gravesend.

    Thoroughbreds

    W. A. Fraser

  • The result was a run down to Gravesend to pay just a friendly visit to Langdon.

    Thoroughbreds

    W. A. Fraser

  • A few days later Mike Gaynor took the stable up to Gravesend.

    Thoroughbreds

    W. A. Fraser

  • Jockey Redpath had been riding Lucretia in her gallops since she had come to Gravesend.

    Thoroughbreds

    W. A. Fraser

  • Alan Porter had also gone to Gravesend; if he had stolen the money he would have taken it with him.

    Thoroughbreds

    W. A. Fraser


British Dictionary definitions for gravesend

Gravesend

noun
  1. a river port in SE England, in NW Kent on the Thames. Pop: 53 045 (2001)
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