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/ ˈswɪn dən /
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a town and unitary authority in Wiltshire, in S England.
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How to use Swindon in a sentence
While the train from Swindon to London is a challenge for anyone, it becomes life threatening for Christopher.Book Bag: How to Survive—Five Stories About Unlikely Survivors|Claire Cameron|February 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Hilary Clinton and Rihanna and Tilda Swindon and Claire Danes.Ann Patchett: How I Write|Noah Charney|October 30, 2013|DAILY BEAST
It is notorious that the Swindon of to-day is the creation of the companion of Brunel at the lunch in the furze-bushes.
The workmen required food—tradesmen came and supplied that food—and Swindon rose as Chicago rose, as if by magic.
We lunch at Swindon, and I see that we shall be there in twenty minutes.Adventures of Sherlock Holmes|A. Conan Doyle
In June, 1867, he writes that he has completed his "History of Swindon" and its neighbourhood.
Then he goes back to Swindon, but not, for the present, to Coate.
British Dictionary definitions for Swindon
/ (ˈswɪndən) /
a town in S England, in NE Wiltshire: railway workshops, high technology. Pop: 155 432 (2001)
a unitary authority in S England, in Wiltshire. Pop: 181 200 (2003 est). Area: 230 sq km (89 sq miles)
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