[ strat-ferd-on-ey-vuhn, -awn-; -ey-von ]
/ ˈstræt fərd ɒnˈeɪ vən, -ɔn-; -ˈeɪ vɒn /
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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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How to use Stratford-on-Avon in a sentence
So far as anybody actually knows and can prove, Shakespeare of Stratford-on-Avon never wrote a play in his life.Is Shakespeare Dead?|Mark Twain
Winchcombe, it may be thought, is a far cry from Stratford-on-Avon.
His brother Robert early became rector of Stratford-on-Avon, in 1319.
My first visit to Stratford-on-Avon was in the regulation fashion.British Highways And Byways From A Motor Car|Thomas D. Murphy
Stratford-on-Avon is a household word wherever the English tongue is spoken.
British Dictionary definitions for Stratford-on-Avon
/ (ˈstrætfəd) /
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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