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a town in Surrey, SE England, on the Thames River near Heathrow airport.
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How to use Staines in a sentence
The nearest railway stations, neither of which is too near, are Staines and Shepperton.
The last remnant of the British Army was being hotly pursued in the direction of Staines.
About noon a strong force of Saxons was reported to be retreating along the road from Staines to Brentford.
"Don't racket too much," said Lady Staines, planting her last bulb with scientific skill.
British Dictionary definitions for Staines
a town in SE England, in N Surrey on the River Thames. Pop: 50 538 (2001)
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