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  1. a borough of Greater London, England.
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Examples from the Web for hounslow

Historical Examples

  • Hounslow, do you and Bagshot see our arms fixed, and I 'll come to you presently.

    The Beaux-Stratagem

    George Farquhar

  • Died of sudden suffocation, as he was crossing Hounslow Heath.

    Eugene Aram, Complete

    Edward Bulwer-Lytton

  • He asked me to take a ride with him that night towards Hounslow.

    Paul Clifford, Complete

    Edward Bulwer-Lytton

  • Many times I have been three hours going from London to Hounslow.

  • The camp now began at Hounslow, but the nation was in high discontent.

British Dictionary definitions for hounslow


  1. a borough of Greater London, on the River Thames: site of London's first civil airport (1919). Pop: 212 900 (2003 est). Area: 59 sq km (23 sq miles)
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