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Darlington

[dahr-ling-tuh n]
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noun
  1. a city in S Durham, in NE England.
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Historical Examples

  • The Stockton and Darlington line was opened for traffic on the 27th September, 1825.

    Lives of the Engineers

    Samuel Smiles

  • Mr. Pease died at Darlington, on the 31st of July, 1858, aged ninety two.

  • It wouldn't have hurt you to drive her to Mrs. Darlington's.

  • “The dear, ingenuous little thing,” said Mrs. Darlington, tartly.

    The Cricket

    Marjorie Cooke

  • “Imagine Isabelle inconspicuous,” laughed Mrs. Darlington again.

    The Cricket

    Marjorie Cooke


British Dictionary definitions for darlington

Darlington

noun
  1. an industrial town in NE England in Darlington unitary authority, S Durham: developed mainly with the opening of the Stockton-Darlington railway (1825). Pop: 86 082 (2001)
  2. a unitary authority in NE England, in Durham. Pop: 98 200 (2003 est). Area: 198 sq km (77 sq miles)
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