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Abingdon

[ab-ing-duh n] /ˈæb ɪŋ dən/
noun
1.
a town in S Oxfordshire, in S England, on the Thames: site of Benedictine abbey founded 7th century a.d.
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  • Mr. Abingdon was out of town, and Philip might need some one he could trust to obey his instructions in London.

    The King of Diamonds Louis Tracy
  • For which loss the brethren were greatly grieved—the brethren of Abingdon.

    Oxford Andrew Lang
  • She had the simple remedies which Miss Abingdon kept in the house—boracic lint and plaster.

    Peter and Jane S. (Sarah) Macnaughtan
  • The motion was opposed by the earls of Nottingham, Abingdon, and Paulet.

  • In the winter huts built at Abingdon, they were sufficiently comfortable, but were half famished.

  • I took in Mr. Abingdon, and sent a complete letter to the London bank.

    The King of Diamonds Louis Tracy
  • She fell back against the wall, muttering, 'The Duke of Abingdon!

    As Seen By Me Lilian Bell
  • The town hall in the market place at Abingdon is really a fine bit of work.

    The Thames G. E. Mitton
  • Further down again is Clifton Hampden, which attracts many people, and the river at Abingdon itself is by no means to be despised.

    The Thames G. E. Mitton
  • Its history does not reach back so far as that of Abingdon or Reading.

    The Thames G. E. Mitton
British Dictionary definitions for Abingdon

Abingdon

/ˈæbɪŋdən/
noun
1.
a market town in S England, in Oxfordshire. Pop: 36 010 (2001)
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