[ twik-uh-nuhm ]
/ ˈtwɪk ə nəm /
a former borough, now part of Richmond upon Thames, in SE England.
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Words nearby Twickenham
, twice exceptional
, twiddle one's thumbs
, twig blight
, twig borer
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How to use Twickenham in a sentence
At the time, the island had not yet been named after the delicacy, and went by the decidedly less fantastical Twickenham Ait.
Gibbon, accepting one of Mr. Cambridge's invitations to Twickenham, speaks of the Thames as an "amiable creature."
The quarrel was hushed up, and the young lady is now with her noble friend at Twickenham.
I sent my carriage to Twickenham, the moment I received this letter, for the poor girl and her gouvernante.
British Dictionary definitions for Twickenham
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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