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[woh-king] /ˈwoʊ kɪŋ/
a district in Surrey, in SE England: a London suburb. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • There are plenty of folk at Woking who remember Miss Pett—she gave you the mere facts of her residence there correctly enough.

    The Borough Treasurer Joseph Smith Fletcher
  • He is assured that I am dead, for he signed my certificate and followed me to my grave at Woking.

    The Seven Secrets William Le Queux
  • My younger brother was in London when the Martians fell at Woking.

    The War of the Worlds H. G. Wells
  • He rode away that night, perhaps to Woking, perhaps to Virginia Water—who knows?

  • While in Chatham prison he was reported as having lost his reason, and was removed to Woking.

  • The mechanical part is done by the women convicts of Woking Gaol.

    Sir Christopher Wren Lucy Phillimore
  • He died in the hospital of Woking prison on the 2nd day of June, 1866.

  • This was Ewart, who is now a monumental artist at Woking, after many vicissitudes.

    Tono Bungay H. G. Wells
  • Scattered groups were hurrying from the direction of Woking, and one or two persons were returning.

    The War of the Worlds H. G. Wells
  • Workshops were built at Woking, and as a starter 600 operatives were employed.

    Peeps at People John Kendrick Bangs
British Dictionary definitions for Woking


a town in SE England, in central Surrey: mainly residential. Pop: 101 127 (2001)
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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