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  1. a town in SE England, in N Hertfordshire: the first garden city in Great Britain (founded in 1903). Pop: 32 932 (2001)
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Examples from the Web for letchworth

Historical Examples

  • Wishing to learn their local name, I once asked a farm-hand at Letchworth what he called the flowers.

    The Call of the Wildflower

    Henry S. Salt

  • Two exhibitions have been held at Letchworth in 1905 and 1907, and others at Sheffield and Newcastle .

  • Miss Letchworth, who had been three times to Paris for a week at a time, looked up from her embroidery.

    The Halo

    Bettina von Hutten

  • The beginnings of such things are always the most charming; and Letchworth began ideally.

  • Letchworth, the first Garden City, has voted itself dry by a majority of sixty-five.