Lewes

[ loo-is ]
/ ˈlu ɪs /
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noun

George Henry,1817–78, English writer and critic.
a city in East Sussex, in SE England: battle 1264.
a river flowing N and NW from Tagish Lake to join the Pelly River, in S Yukon Territory, Canada, forming the Yukon River: called the Upper Yukon River since 1945. About 338 miles (544 km) long.
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Lewes

/ (ˈluːɪs) /

noun

a market town in S England, administrative centre of East Sussex, on the River Ouse: site of a battle (1264) in which Henry III was defeated by Simon de Montfort. Pop: 15 988 (2001)
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