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[bur-tn-uh-pon-trent, -uh-pawn-]
  1. a city in E Staffordshire, in central England.
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Historical Examples of burton-upon-trent

  • At Burton-upon-Trent, however, they halted for three days, with Edward opposite to them.

    Cameos from English History, from Rollo to Edward II

    Charlotte Mary Yonge

  • His first school was at Burton-upon-Trent, where a slight incident seemed to designate his future politics and fortitude.

British Dictionary definitions for burton-upon-trent


  1. a town in W central England, in E Staffordshire: famous for brewing. Pop: 43 784 (2001)
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