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Ilkeston

/ˈɪlkɪstən/
noun
1.
a town in N central England, in SE Derbyshire. Pop: 37 270 (2001)
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  • In ilkeston the colliers were waiting in gangs for the public-houses to open.

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  • Its field was crowded with folk from Nottingham and ilkeston.

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  • Did he, or did he not believe that he belonged to this world of Cossethay and ilkeston?

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  • Then he went deliberately to ilkeston, in silence, intent and beaten.

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  • Once he drove the mother and child from ilkeston, picking them up on the road.

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  • Anna would find occasion to go shopping in ilkeston at evening.

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  • Why don't you get a place at ilkeston, where you can live at home?

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  • She did not want to be a teacher in ilkeston, because she knew ilkeston, and hated it.

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  • Whenever one of the Brangwens in the fields lifted his head from his work, he saw the church-tower at ilkeston in the empty sky.

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  • She existed as much when he was at his carving in his lodging in ilkeston, as when she sat looking at him in the Marsh kitchen.

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