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  1. a city in SE Oxfordshire, in S England: annual rowing regatta.
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Also called Henley.
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Historical Examples of henley-on-thames

  • Defoe again rode out, met the army of William at Henley-on-Thames, and joined its second line as a volunteer.

    An Essay upon Projects

    Daniel Defoe

  • Mr. Francis Blandy was an attorney residing at Henley-on-Thames, and held the office of town-clerk of that place.

British Dictionary definitions for henley-on-thames


  1. a town in S England, in SE Oxfordshire on the River Thames: a riverside resort with an annual regatta. Pop: 10 513 (2001)Often shortened to: Henley
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