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Darlington

[dahr-ling-tuh n] /ˈdɑr lɪŋ tən/
noun
1.
a city in S Durham, in NE England.
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  • "I shall never be able to treat that dreadful man with even common civility," said Mrs. Darlington.

  • Mr. Pease died at Darlington, on the 31st of July, 1858, aged ninety two.

    Lives of the Engineers Samuel Smiles
  • In 1821 a railroad for the transportation of merchandise and passengers was opened between Stockton and Darlington in England.

  • “Imagine Isabelle inconspicuous,” laughed Mrs. Darlington again.

    The Cricket Marjorie Cooke
  • Better accommodations were afforded for the return trip to Darlington and no one had to walk.

    Left Half Harmon Ralph Henry Barbour
  • “The dear, ingenuous little thing,” said Mrs. Darlington, tartly.

    The Cricket Marjorie Cooke
  • Mrs. Darlington was a woman of refinement herself, and had been used to the society of refined persons.

  • Mr. Darlington raised his ragged eyebrows and looked at Canon Wilton.

    In the Wilderness Robert Hichens
  • She wished she were beautiful, like Mrs. Darlington, or Max.

    The Cricket Marjorie Cooke
  • Then Squire Darlington spoke again, and with a different manner.

British Dictionary definitions for Darlington

Darlington

/ˈdɑːlɪŋtən/
noun
1.
an industrial town in NE England in Darlington unitary authority, S Durham: developed mainly with the opening of the Stockton-Darlington railway (1825). Pop: 86 082 (2001)
2.
a unitary authority in NE England, in Durham. Pop: 98 200 (2003 est). Area: 198 sq km (77 sq miles)
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