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Kingston-upon-Hull

[kingz-tuh n-uh-pon-huhl, -uh-pawn-, king-stuh n-]
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  1. official name of Hull.
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Historical Examples

  • The traders and inhabitants generally moved to Kingston-upon-Hull and other towns, as the sea forced them to seek safer quarters.

    Yorkshire Painted And Described

    Gordon Home

  • He was member for Kingston-upon-Hull for nearly twenty years, and was buried at last at the expense of his constituents.

    Haunted London

    Walter Thornbury

  • Kingston-upon-Hull became one of the great commercial towns of the kingdom.

  • In the year 1298, he obtained sole possession of the port and lands of Wyke, afterwards known as Kingston-upon-Hull.

    Yorkshire Battles

    Edward Lamplough

  • The following ordinances were in force at Kingston-upon-Hull about 1450, and point their own moral.