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a market town in SE England, in Essex; scene of a battle (991) between the East Saxons and the victorious Danes, celebrated in The Battle of Maldon, an Old English poem; notable for Maldon salt, used in cookery. Pop: 20 731 (2001)
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  • The narrative of the maldon poem is not pinched nor meagre in its proportions.

    Epic and Romance

    W. P. Ker
  • I am going to dine,” said Mr. maldon, “with my cousin Annie.

  • I am going to dine,' said Mr. maldon, 'with my cousin Annie.

    David Copperfield Charles Dickens
  • Such was the condition of affairs in the town of maldon on Monday morning.

    The Invasion

    William Le Queux
  • I've wired to Vera to be prepared to come to maldon on receipt of a telegram.

    Spies of the Kaiser William Le Queux
  • Barring the last one, which was down in Essex, near maldon, they were simply swindles.

    Aliens William McFee
  • My brother was at school, the one near maldon, and was giving her a lot of trouble.

    Aliens William McFee
  • You can give much evidence against this maldon, can you not?

    The Lady Of Blossholme H. Rider Haggard
  • Mrs. maldon did not see the situation from quite the same angle.

    The Price of Love

    Arnold Bennett
  • Your son painted this water-colour, did he not, Mrs. maldon?

    The Price of Love

    Arnold Bennett

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