a town in N central England, in SE Derbyshire. Pop: 37 270 (2001)
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How to use Ilkeston in a sentence
Yet he dreamed of it, and stuck to his dreams, and would not have the reality of Cossethay and Ilkeston.
Whenever one of the Brangwens in the fields lifted his head from his work, he saw the church-tower at Ilkeston in the empty sky.
She existed as much when he was at his carving in his lodging in Ilkeston, as when she sat looking at him in the Marsh kitchen.
Fred Brangwen was going to marry a schoolmistress out of Ilkeston as soon as corn-harvest was at an end.
Brinsley Street was a school in a poor quarter, and she had had a taste of the common children of Ilkeston.