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Basingstoke

[bai-zing-stohk] /ˈbɛə zɪŋˌstoʊk/
noun
1.
a city in Hampshire, S central England.
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  • Besides, what was the use of remaining at Basingstoke, when he did not even know his own destination?

    Her Ladyship's Elephant David Dwight Wells
  • "Well, if you refuse to let me go to Basingstoke——" began the bride.

    Her Ladyship's Elephant David Dwight Wells
  • The light of life had, once more, for Mr. Basingstoke, absolutely gone out.

  • In spite of the bad weather, Mrs. Frothingham had travelled up from Basingstoke.

    The Whirlpool George Gissing
  • We reached Basingstoke at eleven o'clock, found the family well and all things in order.

  • I think that perhaps I and Larkin had better go over to Basingstoke.

    Ralph the Heir Anthony Trollope
  • In the corner was the address: "11, Chubb's Cottages, Basingstoke."

    Hilda Wade Grant Allen
  • Mrs. Davies frightened him into buying a piece of Irish when we were in Basingstoke.

  • Recollect the chalk cuttings and banks on the railway between Basingstoke and Winchester—how utterly barren they are.

    Madam How and Lady Why Charles Kingsley
  • In that case, how did she come to be passing by Basingstoke?

    Hilda Wade Grant Allen
British Dictionary definitions for Basingstoke

Basingstoke

/ˈbeɪzɪŋˌstəʊk/
noun
1.
a town in S England, in N Hampshire. Pop: 90 171 (2001)
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