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Evesham

[ eev-shuhm, ee-shuhm, ee-suhm ]
/ ˈiv ʃəm, ˈi ʃəm, ˈi səm /
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noun

a town in Hereford and Worcester county, in W England: battle 1265.

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Evesham
/ (ˈiːvʃəm) /

noun

a town in W central England, in W Worcestershire, on the River Avon: scene of the Battle of Evesham in 1265 (Lord Edward's defeat of Simon de Montfort and the barons); centre of the Vale of Evesham, famous for market gardens and orchards. Pop: 22 179 (2001)
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