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  1. a town in England, on the River Derwent, administrative centre of Derbyshire: mineral springs. Pop: 11 265 (2001)
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Examples from the Web for matlock

Historical Examples

  • I only wish I had been at Matlock, and heard the kind physician's sermon.

    Our Fathers Have Told Us

    John Ruskin

  • My wife and I are at Matlock for a few days before joining at Winchester.


    Charlotte M. Yonge

  • Bath, Matlock, and other places had been tried without avail.

  • We left Oxford with regret, and proceeded to Matlock, which was our next place of rest.


    Mary W. Shelley

  • Captain Matlock was about the same size during the war that he is now.