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Tunbridge Wells

noun
1.
a city in SW Kent, in SE England: mineral springs; resort.
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  • There's no one in Tunbridge Wells who has such a fine collection as I have.

    The Hero William Somerset Maugham
  • Sir Hercules took leave of his lady, who retired to Tunbridge Wells.

    Poor Jack Frederick Marryat
  • He has gone down to Tunbridge Wells for a week, to some friend there.'

  • I would not suffer them to be with you again at Bath or Tunbridge Wells.

    The Lady of Lynn

    Walter Besant
  • It must have been something like our own Tunbridge Wells or Bath in the last century.

    Ex Voto Samuel Bulter
  • His Lordship died at Tunbridge Wells, in 1851, in his sixty-eighth year.

    A Book about Doctors John Cordy Jeaffreson
  • Mr. Schultz might still have been at Tunbridge Wells, for any sense they had of him.

  • At Tunbridge Wells was much less to excite than at Ramsgate.

    Edward Hoare, M.A. Edward Hoare
  • He lived at Tunbridge Wells for some years and died there in 1862.

  • It was at Tunbridge Wells then that he had become conscious of some danger.

    The Valley of Fear Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
British Dictionary definitions for Tunbridge Wells

Tunbridge Wells

/ˈtʌnˌbrɪdʒ/
noun
1.
a town and resort in SE England, in SW Kent: chalybeate spring discovered in 1606; an important social centre in the 17th and 18th centuries. Pop: 60 095 (2001) Official name Royal Tunbridge Wells
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