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  1. Forest of, a forest district in central England, in N Warwickshire: scene of Shakespeare's As You Like It.
  2. Elizabeth,1891–1966, U.S. cosmetician, born in Canada.
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  • Here Sir Arden Westhorpe, the magistrate, sat at a table writing.

    Henry Dunbar

    M. E. Braddon

  • This 1961 Arden House meeting dealt with the problem of disarmament.

  • “O, that I may be equally prepared, when my hour comes,” cried Miss Arden.

  • It is certain that Shakespeare had many cousins on the Arden side.

    Shakespeare's Family

    Mrs. C. C. Stopes

  • Hampton in Arden was not altogether his own, but his son Robert purchased it for 500 marks.

    Shakespeare's Family

    Mrs. C. C. Stopes

British Dictionary definitions for arden


  1. Forest of Arden a region of N Warwickshire, part of a former forest: scene of Shakespeare's As You Like It
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  1. John. (1930–2012) British dramatist and novelist. His plays include Serjeant Musgrave's Dance (1959) and The Workhouse Donkey (1963); novels include Silence Among the Weapons (1982): he often works in collaboration with his wife Margaretta D'Arcy
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