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[awl-der-shot] /ˈɔl dərˌʃɒt/
a city in NE Hampshire, in S England, SW of London.
a large military training center there. Unabridged
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  • The council of military education was largely the work of the Prince, as also was the formation of the Aldershot camp.

    Social Transformations of the Victorian Age T. H. S. (Thomas Hay Sweet) Escott
  • Aldershot was not very far away, and they spent all his leaves there.

    The Good Soldier Ford Madox Ford
  • His regiment is at Aldershot, himself rusticating in Herefordshire—whither he has come to spend a few weeks' leave of absence.

    Gwen Wynn Mayne Reid
  • I didn't know where Aldershot was, but had no manner of doubt that he was perfectly right.

    The Golden Age Kenneth Grahame
  • There used to be a story told in Aldershot of an officer who was about to take part in his first battle.

    With our Fighting Men William E. Sellers
  • That day at Aldershot every man was given a chance to go back to Newfoundland.

  • At Portsmouth we entrained for Aldershot, and on arrival marched to the same grounds we occupied eleven years ago.

    A Soldier's Life Edwin G. Rundle
  • At Aldershot, where they lived, there was an unspoken rule that brides should be left alone.

    The Dark Tower Phyllis Bottome
  • And why on earth, if you can win silver medals at Aldershot, didn't you box for the house and smash up that sidey ass Stanning?

    The White Feather P. G. Wodehouse
  • If it were adopted, Oxford might take the place of Aldershot.

    Lord Randolph Churchill Winston Spencer Churchill
British Dictionary definitions for Aldershot


a town in S England, in Hampshire: site of a large military camp. Pop: 58 170 (2001)
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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