Eton

Eton

[eet-n]
noun
a town in Berkshire, in S England, on the Thames River, W of London: the site of Eton College.
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Eton (ˈiːtən)
 
n
1.  a town in S England, in Windsor and Maidenhead unitary authority, Berkshire, near the River Thames: site of Eton College, a public school for boys founded in 1440. Pop: 3821 (2001 est)
2.  this college

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Eton
collar (1887), jacket (1881, formerly worn by the younger boys there), etc., from Eton College, public school for boys on the Thames opposite Windsor, founded by Henry VI.
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eton

town (parish), Windsor and Maidenhead unitary authority, historic county of Buckinghamshire, England, across the River Thames from Windsor. It is renowned for Eton College, the largest of the great public (independent) schools of England. Pop. (2001) 4,980.

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