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[hil-tn] /ˈhɪl tn/
Conrad (Nicholson) 1887–1979, U.S. hotel owner and developer.
James, 1900–54, English novelist. Unabridged
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  • You understand my position, Mr. Hilton—that I am a penniless man?

    The Rake's Progress Marjorie Bowen
  • Miss Hilton, a member of the Overton faculty, would chaperon her.

  • Mr. Hilton looked from one woman to another, set his lips, and left them in silence.

    The Rake's Progress Marjorie Bowen
  • The last word—whatever it would be—had certainly not been said in Hilton churchyard.

    Howards End E. M. Forster
  • There it went into a mechanism whose basic principles Hilton could not understand.

    Masters of Space Edward Elmer Smith
British Dictionary definitions for Hilton


Walter. died 1396, English mystical writer: author of The Scale of Perfection
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