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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How to use Lewes in a sentence
Well-priced, well-located homes in Rehoboth and Lewes are selling extremely quickly and some with multiple offers.
Lewes, Delaware—The whispers about Dr. Earl Bradley started years ago in this sleepy fishing village of 3,000.
If there has been any material improvement in Lewes for the past hundred years, it is hardly apparent to the casual observer.British Highways And Byways From A Motor Car | Thomas D. Murphy
A little to the north of Brighton is Lewes, the county town of Sussex, rich in relics of antiquity.British Highways And Byways From A Motor Car | Thomas D. Murphy
Lewes's Biographical History of Philosophy has the merit of clearness, and is very interesting, but rather superficial.Beacon Lights of History, Volume I | John Lord
The motion was seconded by Mr. Fitzroy, member for Lewes, who warmly challenged inquiry into his conduct.The History of England in Three Volumes, Vol.III. | E. Farr and E. H. Nolan
On the 22d of June, 1557, the town of Lewes beheld ten persons doomed to perish by fire and persecution.Fox's Book of Martyrs | John Foxe
British Dictionary definitions for Lewes
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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