[ ep-suhm ]

  1. a town in Surrey, SE England, S of London: site of a famous racetrack (Epsom Downs ) where the annual Derby is held.

  • Official name Epsom and Ewell.

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How to use Epsom in a sentence

  • Carbolic Acid … liquid … oil … sweet oil … castor oil … aperient … Epsom Salts … white … white of egg.

    Assimilative Memory | Marcus Dwight Larrowe (AKA Prof. A. Loisette)
  • While at Epsom I heard from friends that Shiel was present at the race, though he had said he would not go.

  • There the sportsman awoke in him once more, and he painted the “Race for the Derby at Epsom.”

  • The cure of the disease is very easy; thymol is given, which weakens the hold of the worm, this being followed by Epsom salts.

    A Civic Biology | George William Hunter
  • It consists of the following: One part Epsom salts, two parts glycerine, and three parts soap suds.

    The Mother and Her Child | William S. Sadler

British Dictionary definitions for Epsom


/ (ˈɛpsəm) /

  1. a town in SE England, in Surrey: famous for its mineral springs and for horse racing. Pop (with Ewell): 64 492 (2001)

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