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Beaconsfield

[bee-kuh nz-feeld, bek-uh nz-]
noun
  1. Earl of. Disraeli, Benjamin.
  2. a city in S Quebec, in E Canada: suburb of Montreal.
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Examples from the Web for beaconsfield

Historical Examples

  • She had known Gordon and Livingstone and Beaconsfield when she was young,—every one.

    Alexander's Bridge and The Barrel Organ

    Willa Cather and Alfred Noyes

  • At his home in Beaconsfield, Chesterton has a wonderful toy theatre.

    Gilbert Keith Chesterton

    Patrick Braybrooke

  • Also, at Beaconsfield, the abbesses took part in the council.

  • Housman said Gladstone and Beaconsfield had lived by it successfully.

    Passing By

    Maurice Baring

  • Nothing could be more egotistical than Disraeli's (Beaconsfield) novels.

    Genius in Sunshine and Shadow

    Maturin Murray Ballou


British Dictionary definitions for beaconsfield

Beaconsfield1

noun
  1. a town in SE England, in Buckinghamshire. Pop: 12 292 (2001)
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Beaconsfield2

noun
  1. 1st Earl of .title of (Benjamin) Disraeli
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