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Cannock

[kan-uh k]
noun
  1. a city in Staffordshire, W central England.
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Examples from the Web for cannock

Historical Examples

  • White, of Aldershot, made mine for the Cannock Chase autumn manœuvres.

    Sport in Abyssinia

    Dermot Mayo

  • Dunstall, otherwise Tunstall, was “an enclosed farmstead,” half a mile outside the ancient boundary of Cannock Forest.

    The Annals of Willenhall

    Frederick William Hackwood

  • The place grew up as a hamlet on the banks of a little stream, just on the verge of Cannock Forest.

    The Annals of Willenhall

    Frederick William Hackwood

  • They were together on the heathy, unenclosed ground of Cannock Chase, and had already walked some ten or twelve miles.

    Mr. Scarborough's Family

    Anthony Trollope

  • Cannock Chase, like the rest of Great Britain, suffers from the congestion of humanity.


British Dictionary definitions for cannock

Cannock

noun
  1. a town in W central England, in S Staffordshire: Cannock Chase (a public area of heathland, once a royal preserve) is just to the east. Pop: 65 022 (2001)
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