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Buxton

/ˈbʌkstən/
noun
1.
a town in N England, in NW Derbyshire in the Peak District: thermal springs. Pop: 20 836 (2001)
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  • My aunt wants me to go with her to buxton in September, and we're going to have a few days on the river before that.

    Father Stafford Anthony Hope
  • The buxton settlement had its part in the John Brown affair.

  • Mr. buxton stopped abruptly, and the two men drew themselves up and seemed to stiffen, ever so slightly.

    By What Authority? Robert Hugh Benson
  • And Captain buxton winked at the other subaltern and felt that he had said a good thing.

    Starlight Ranch Charles King
  • When the evening was over, and Anthony was rising to return to Lambeth, Mr. buxton put his hand on his arm.

    By What Authority? Robert Hugh Benson

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