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[stee-vuh-nij] /ˈsti və nɪdʒ/
a town in N Hertfordshire, in SE England. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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Contemporary Examples
  • Day two of the Queen's East Midlands Diamond Jubilee tour will continue tomorrow with visits to Stevenage and Hatfield.

    Kate's Big Push Tom Sykes June 12, 2012
Historical Examples
  • Walkern (4½ miles E. from Stevenage) is a large village, with many picturesque nooks and cottages.

    Hertfordshire Herbert W Tompkins
  • The coffin and remains of a farmer were interred at Stevenage, England.

  • Tonwell, on the main road from Ware or Stevenage, is a hamlet near the river Rib.

    Hertfordshire Herbert W Tompkins
  • John Tate was the owner of a mill at Stevenage, Hertfordshire.

    The Manufacture of Paper Robert Walter Sindall
  • Hal and his two attendants rode on, passing through slumbering Stevenage, and continuing uninterruptedly northward.

    A Gentleman Player Robert Neilson Stephens
  • Matthew had said a few words to the cook as to a public-house at Stevenage.

    Mr. Scarborough's Family Anthony Trollope
  • Broadwater is a hamlet at the meeting of the roads from Stevenage, Hatfield and Hertford.

    Hertfordshire Herbert W Tompkins
  • Miss Lawson added, that if in a few hours she was not better, she should send to Mr. Lawson to come from Stevenage to see her.

    Emmeline Charlotte Turner Smith
  • We are just going to dine out at the Duchess of Stevenage's.

    The Way We Live Now Anthony Trollope
British Dictionary definitions for Stevenage


a town in SE England, in N Hertfordshire on the Great North Road: developed chiefly as the first of the new towns (1946). Pop: 81 482 (2001)
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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