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Clacton-on-Sea

[klak-tuh n-on-see, -awn-] /ˈklæk tən ɒnˈsi, -ɔn-/
noun
1.
a town on the North Sea coast in Essex, England.
Also called Clacton.
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  • She looked again at Mr. clacton; yes, he was bald, and so are cock-sparrows.

    Night and Day Virginia Woolf
  • I take this report from the clacton Graphic of February 20, 1915.

  • Here Mr. clacton opened the door, and came in, holding a typewritten letter in his hand, which he was reading aloud.

    Night and Day Virginia Woolf
  • Blackpool and Douglas are grander in their kind than clacton.

    Through East Anglia in a Motor Car J. E. (James Edmund) Vincent
  • "We learn to do without holidays, Miss Datchet," said Mr. clacton, with a spark of satisfaction in his eye.

    Night and Day Virginia Woolf
  • "A most excellent object," said Mr. clacton in his professional manner.

    Night and Day Virginia Woolf
  • Which reminds me, Mr. clacton, don't you think we should circularize the provinces with Partridge's last speech?

    Night and Day Virginia Woolf
  • At his examination in bankruptcy a clacton monumental mason attributed his failure to the healthfulness of the neighborhood.

  • Mr. clacton himself had been vaguely impressed by something in Mary's behavior towards him.

    Night and Day Virginia Woolf
  • People came in to see Mr. clacton on business, and a seductive smell of cigarette smoke issued from his room.

    Night and Day Virginia Woolf
British Dictionary definitions for clacton

Clacton

/ˈklæktən/
noun
1.
a town and resort in SE England, in E Essex. Pop: 51 284 (2001)
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