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Woking

[woh-king] /ˈwoʊ kɪŋ/
noun
1.
a district in Surrey, in SE England: a London suburb.
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  • He is assured that I am dead, for he signed my certificate and followed me to my grave at Woking.

    The Seven Secrets William Le Queux
  • He rode away that night, perhaps to Woking, perhaps to Virginia Water—who knows?

  • I could go to Woking and find out something about the man Delany.

    The Crack of Doom Robert Cromie
  • But Woking has not always been quiet and old-fashioned and sleepy.

  • Pyrford itself, on its outskirts, unhappily, is beginning to hear Woking.

  • The mechanical part is done by the women convicts of Woking Gaol.

    Sir Christopher Wren

    Lucy Phillimore
  • Spent the afternoon and evening with Solway at Woking but came back after dinner.

    Passing By Maurice Baring
  • This was Ewart, who is now a monumental artist at Woking, after many vicissitudes.

    Tono Bungay H. G. Wells
  • Workshops were built at Woking, and as a starter 600 operatives were employed.

    Peeps at People John Kendrick Bangs
  • Bisley is a beautiful place, but Woking cemetery is a dismal neighbour.

British Dictionary definitions for Woking

Woking

/ˈwəʊkɪŋ/
noun
1.
a town in SE England, in central Surrey: mainly residential. Pop: 101 127 (2001)
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