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Dayton

[deyt-n]
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noun
  1. Jonathan,1760–1824, U.S. politician, Speaker of the House 1795–99.
  2. a city in SW Ohio.
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  • My talk with Colonel Dayton had, in a way, contributed to this gloomy feeling.

    In the Valley

    Harold Frederic

  • But after Dayton's return with his prisoners you will be my representative in that district.

    In the Valley

    Harold Frederic

  • Their long noses with the bulb at the base were Dayton noses.

    The Prisoner

    Alice Brown

  • I stopped at Dayton and looked into the matter, and learned to fly.

    'Charge It'

    Irving Bacheller

  • Dayton strolled to the door and back again before he answered.

    Peak and Prairie

    Anna Fuller


British Dictionary definitions for dayton

Dayton

noun
  1. an industrial city in SW Ohio: aviation research centre. Pop: 161 696 (2003 est)
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