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[twik-uh-nuh m]
  1. a former borough, now part of Richmond upon Thames, in SE England.
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Examples from the Web for twickenham

Historical Examples

  • But the sprinkling was a swarm in the Twickenham cottage, and filled it.

    Little Dorrit

    Charles Dickens

  • I am now going to see the last of the Tennysons at Twickenham.

  • Mr. Dacre had been of the few who had been permitted to visit him at Twickenham.

    The Young Duke

    Benjamin Disraeli

  • You need not mind me; I can get back to Twickenham by myself.

    Miss Mackenzie

    Anthony Trollope

  • A shop at Twickenham bears the notice, “Shaving while you wait.”

British Dictionary definitions for twickenham


  1. a former town in SE England, on the River Thames: part of the Greater London borough of Richmond-upon-Thames since 1965; contains the English Rugby Football Union ground
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