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[suht-n] /ˈsʌt n/
a borough of Greater London, England. Unabridged
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  • I saw the child myself on Sutton quay, ay, and spake with him, but I'd no notion that he meant to follow us on board.

    The Golden Galleon Robert Leighton
  • Just as before, Sutton feinted and saw his opening and swung.

    Once to Every Man Larry Evans
  • Mr. Sutton made a trip into Richmond and had a conference with the governor.

  • Then he realized that Sutton would not rise again––not for a time.

    Once to Every Man Larry Evans
  • Maud felt all this very impressive and Sutton's society more and more delightful.

    Chronicles of Dustypore Henry Stewart Cunningham
British Dictionary definitions for Sutton


a borough of S Greater London. Pop: 178 500 (2003 est). Area: 43 sq km (17 sq miles)
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Sutton in Medicine

Sutton Sut·ton (sŭt'n), Walter Stanborough. 1877-1916.

American physician and geneticist who described the behavior of chromosomes in cell division and provided evidence that chromosomes contain units of inheritance.

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