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  1. a town in Warwickshire, central England, E of Birmingham.
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Examples from the Web for nuneaton

Historical Examples of nuneaton

  • She was for a time at a school at Nuneaton, and afterwards at Coventry.

    Victorian Literature

    Clement K. Shorter

  • Her father moved in 1841 from Griff, near Nuneaton, to Coventry.

  • But the confidence of the Nuneaton public in their hero Liggins was not to be so easily shaken.

    George Eliot

    Mathilde Blind

  • Many men have written good books and never tasted fame; but few, like Liggins of Nuneaton, have become famous by doing nothing.

  • When "Adam Bede" came out, a resident of Nuneaton purchased a copy and at once discovered local earmarks.

British Dictionary definitions for nuneaton


  1. a town in central England, in Warwickshire. Pop: 70 721 (2001)
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