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Stratford-on-Avon

[ strat-ferd-on-ey-vuhn, -awn-; -ey-von ]
/ ˈstræt fərd ɒnˈeɪ vən, -ɔn-; -ˈeɪ vɒn /
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noun
a town in SW Warwickshire, in central England, on the Avon River: birthplace and burial place of Shakespeare.
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Also Strat·ford-up·on-A·von [strat-ferd-uh-pon-ey-vuhn, -pawn-; -ey-von] /ˈstræt fərd əˌpɒnˈeɪ vən, -ˌpɔn-; -ˈeɪ vɒn/ .
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Stratford-on-Avon

Stratford-upon-Avon

/ (ˈstrætfəd) /

noun
a market town in central England, in SW Warwickshire on the River Avon: the birthplace and burial place of William Shakespeare and home of the Royal Shakespeare Company; tourist centre. Pop: 22 187 (2001)
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