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  1. a town in central Warwickshire, in central England, SE of Birmingham.
  2. (italics) a novel (1821) by Sir Walter Scott.
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Examples from the Web for kenilworth

Historical Examples of kenilworth

  • He went at once to Kenilworth Mansions, but he went against his will.

    A Great Man

    Arnold Bennett

  • Kenilworth, which dates from 1120, was long a royal residence.

  • The student must dismiss from his memory all that he recollects of Scott's 'Kenilworth.'

  • Scott's use of the story in 'Kenilworth' will be remembered.

  • When all was arranged, but not sooner, in November he presented himself at Kenilworth.

British Dictionary definitions for kenilworth


  1. a town in central England, in Warwickshire: ruined 12th-century castle, subject of Sir Walter Scott's novel Kenilworth. Pop: 22 218 (2001)
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