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Oakham

/ˈəʊkəm/
noun
1.
a market town in E central England, the administrative centre of Rutland. Pop: 9620 (2001)
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  • "Mr. oakham, let me make this quite clear to you," said the detective sternly.

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  • Struggling desperately for self-control Penreath turned to Mr. oakham.

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  • "I should like to go also, but an engagement prevents me," said Mr. oakham.

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  • "If it does not inconvenience you," replied Mr. oakham politely.

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  • "Mr. oakham saw him this morning before coming over," said Sir Henry.

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  • "Perhaps you will come to my sitting-room," said Colwyn to Mr. oakham.

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  • "Thank you," responded Mr. oakham, and he went with the detective upstairs.

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  • For never to return to oakham meant never to see Heliet again.

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  • “Oh, then, I may go back to oakham,” answered Olympias in a satisfied tone.

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  • Clarice thankfully conjectured that they would return to oakham.

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