/ (ˈmɔːldən) /

  1. a market town in SE England, in Essex; scene of a battle (991) between the East Saxons and the victorious Danes, celebrated in The Battle of Maldon, an Old English poem; notable for Maldon salt, used in cookery. Pop: 20 731 (2001)

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How to use Maldon in a sentence

  • Considerably increased in volume by this addition, it hastens to Maldon and its confluence with the Blackwater.

  • The authentic account of a further landing in Essex—somewhere near Maldon—was now published.

    The Invasion | William Le Queux
  • It was quite dark, but from somewhere over beyond Heybridge a long white ray was sweeping all along this side of Maldon.

    The Invasion | William Le Queux
  • The Germans were soundly beaten, with the loss of a large number of prisoners, and galloped back to Maldon in confusion.

    The Invasion | William Le Queux
  • Yet the men of Maldon built this tower, and it has set for ever the seal of unique charm upon their church.

    Impressions And Comments | Havelock Ellis