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Oldham

[ohl-duh m; locally ou-duh m] /ˈoʊl dəm; locally ˈaʊ dəm/
noun
1.
a city in Greater Manchester, in NW England.
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  • I rang again and Mr. Oldham appeared; I signified that I wished something more.

  • The explanation of these peculiarities is evidently that given by Mr. Oldham.

  • Oldham enjoyed and could play only the game that was safe so far as physical and personal retribution went.

    The Rules of the Game Stewart Edward White
  • Mr. Oldham describes the fault in detail, as observed by him in February 1898.

  • After two days, however, Lieutenant Oldham succeeded in removing their suspicions, and the chief came on board.

    The Solomon Islands and Their Natives H. B. (Henry Brougham) Guppy
  • No one who took an interest in Miss Oldham could fail to be so.

    The Silver Butterfly Mrs. Wilson Woodrow
  • Mr. Oldham or no one else couldn't pick up a worse citizen to go deer hunting with.

    The Rules of the Game Stewart Edward White
  • With this determination, he rang up the residence of Mrs. Oldham.

    The Silver Butterfly Mrs. Wilson Woodrow
British Dictionary definitions for Oldham

Oldham

/ˈəʊldəm/
noun
1.
a town in NW England, in Oldham unitary authority, Greater Manchester. Pop: 103 544 (2001)
2.
a unitary authority in NW England, in Greater Manchester. Pop: 218 100 (2003 est). Area: 141 sq km (54 sq miles)
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