[ eev-shuhm, ee-shuhm, ee-suhm ]

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

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How to use Evesham in a sentence

  • "Mr. G.," he murmurs, "would not have done that," and laments a vanished subtlety even while Mr. Evesham is speaking.

    The New Machiavelli | Herbert George Wells
  • I succumbed to Evesham and that dream of the right thing triumphant through expression.

    The New Machiavelli | Herbert George Wells
  • Evesham stands on the north bank of the Avon, at the bottom of a loop some two miles deep and one wide.

    Battles of English History | H. B. (Hereford Brooke) George
  • Do you expect to find the ghost of Gamaliel Ratsey walking on the Evesham road?

    Judith Shakespeare | William Black
  • Even if Evesham did force the world back to war, what was that to me?

British Dictionary definitions for Evesham


/ (ˈiːvʃəm) /

  1. 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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