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Ilkeston

noun
  1. a town in N central England, in SE Derbyshire. Pop: 37 270 (2001)
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Historical Examples of ilkeston

  • In Ilkeston the colliers were waiting in gangs for the public-houses to open.

    Sons and Lovers

    David Herbert Lawrence

  • Its field was crowded with folk from Nottingham and Ilkeston.

    Sons and Lovers

    David Herbert Lawrence

  • Did he, or did he not believe that he belonged to this world of Cossethay and Ilkeston?

    The Rainbow

    D. H. (David Herbert) Lawrence

  • Then he went deliberately to Ilkeston, in silence, intent and beaten.

    The Rainbow

    D. H. (David Herbert) Lawrence

  • Once he drove the mother and child from Ilkeston, picking them up on the road.

    The Rainbow

    D. H. (David Herbert) Lawrence