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Athelstan

or Aeth·el·stan

[ ath-uhl-stan ]
/ ˈæθ əlˌstæn /
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noun
a.d. 895?–940, king of England 925–940.
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Also Eth·el·stan [eth-uhl-stan] /ˈɛθ əlˌstæn/ .
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Athelstan
/ (ˈæθəlstən) /

noun
?895–939 ad, king of Wessex and Mercia (924–939 ad), who extended his kingdom to include most of England
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