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Tewkesbury

[tooks-ber-ee, -buh-ree, -bree, tyooks-]
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noun
  1. a town in N Gloucestershire, in W England: final defeat of the Lancastrians in the Wars of the Roses 1471.
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  • Delecresse had fallen into the open cess-pool of Tewkesbury Castle.

    Earl Hubert's Daughter

    Emily Sarah Holt

  • Alianora died June 30, 1337, and was buried in Tewkesbury Abbey.

    In Convent Walls

    Emily Sarah Holt

  • When Madam went to church, therefore, she drove two miles to Tewkesbury.

    The Maidens' Lodge

    Emily Sarah Holt

  • The result of the battle of Tewkesbury is a matter of history.

  • They say that like goes to like, and it is reported that the Duke of Tewkesbury is as good as ruined.

    That Fortune

    Charles Dudley Warner


British Dictionary definitions for tewkesbury

Tewkesbury

noun
  1. a town in W England, in N Gloucestershire at the confluence of the Rivers Severn and Avon: scene of a decisive battle (1471) of the Wars of the Roses in which the Yorkists defeated the Lancastrians; 12th-century abbey. Pop: 9978 (2001)
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