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  1. a town in Essex, SE England, just N of the Thames.
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Historical Examples

  • Benfleet: a place in Essex, on the north bank of the Thames, not far from Southend.

    The History of London

    Walter Besant

  • The shooting country is hardly broken between Benfleet and the Blackwater.

British Dictionary definitions for benfleet


  1. a town in SE England, in S Essex on an inlet of the Thames estuary. Pop: 48 539 (2001)
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