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Swindon

[swin-duh n]
noun
  1. a town and unitary authority in Wiltshire, in S England.
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  • Mr. Swindon at this side; Mr. Nipkin's name comes underneath.

    Roland Cashel

    Charles James Lever

  • Rugby and Swindon have quadrupled their population in the same time.

  • He went to Chippenham and Swindon, and then by the train to Loring.

    The Vicar of Bullhampton

    Anthony Trollope

  • He had come by Birmingham and Gloucester, and thence to Swindon.

    The Vicar of Bullhampton

    Anthony Trollope

  • There are many young ladies in the refreshment-bar at Swindon.

    The Mark Of Cain

    Andrew Lang


British Dictionary definitions for swindon

Swindon

noun
  1. a town in S England, in NE Wiltshire: railway workshops, high technology. Pop: 155 432 (2001)
  2. a unitary authority in S England, in Wiltshire. Pop: 181 200 (2003 est). Area: 230 sq km (89 sq miles)
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