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Cliveden

noun
  1. a mansion in Buckinghamshire, on the N bank of the Thames near Maidenhead: formerly the home of Nancy Astor and the scene of gatherings of politicians and others (known as the Cliveden Set); now a hotel
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  • We spent Tuesday at Cliveden, a pouring day, but it did not matter.

    The Story of My Life, volumes 4-6

    Augustus J. C. Hare

  • They hung over a hillside, and were as beautiful as the hanging woods of Cliveden.

    South London

    Sir Walter Besant

  • I am glad to find you are going to Cliveden, and I am sure you will enjoy your visit.

  • Neither did my Aunt Gainor's shrewdness get any hint of what passed at Cliveden.

    Hugh Wynne, Free Quaker

    S. Weir Mitchell

  • Colonel Musgrave checked the retreat of the soldiers at Cliveden.

    Historic Shrines of America

    John T. (John Thomson) Faris