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Reigate

[rahy-git] /ˈraɪ gɪt/
noun
1.
a city in Surrey in SE England, a London suburb.
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  • Long after the de Warennes' reign was over, Reigate Castle saw more fighting.

  • Reigate has been trebled in size, and Redhill has been created by the railway.

    Lives of the Engineers Samuel Smiles
  • At last a lawyer at Reigate sprang one on us that had been made years ago during some temporary quarrel with my mother.

  • This is all in less than four score miles, from Reigate even to this place, where I now am.

    Rural Rides William Cobbett
  • At Reigate they are (in order to save a few hundred yards length of road) cutting through a hill.

    Rural Rides William Cobbett
  • Holm, or Reigate Castle, had little history of the warlike sort.

    The Brighton Road Charles G. Harper
  • The Pilgrims' Way dropping down like white ribands over the shoulder of the down into Reigate we have already seen.

  • It is possible that the others may be late, since they have to come from Reigate.

    Rodney Stone Arthur Conan Doyle
  • An amusing illustration of the formal politeness of a railway guard occurred some years ago at the Reigate station.

  • Finally, sixty yards were saved on the Reigate route by the cutting of the tunnel under Reigate Castle, in 1823.

    The Brighton Road Charles G. Harper
British Dictionary definitions for Reigate

Reigate

/ˈraɪɡɪt; -ɡeɪt/
noun
1.
a town in S England, in Surrey at the foot of the North Downs. Pop (including Redhill): 50 436 (2001)
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