from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- A borough of southeast England on the English Channel south of London. It became a fashionable resort after 1783 when the Prince of Wales (later George IV) began to patronize it. The Royal Pavilion, in a combination of Chinese and Mogul styles, was designed by the noted architect John Nash (1752-1835). Population: 134,000.
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- proper n. A town in East Sussex, England
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a city in East Sussex in southern England that is a popular resort; site of the University of Sussex
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BRIGHTON - The Brighton nurse abducted last week by her ex-fiance said she tried during the four-day ordeal to keep the man calm but feared the entire time she could die.
BRIGHTON - A former Brighton charter school teacher faces deportation after receiving a criminal sentence today in Adams County Court for sex assault on a child.
The Mecca bingo hall in Brighton is situated on Middle Street near the sea front and just off the Lanes district, so it’s easy to get to if you’re based in town but it’s a long way from the large housing estates that probably provide most of its clientele.
A comic that blends crime story and espionage thriller into one electrifying story, RUSSIAN SUNSET follows Nik, a soldier for the Russian mob in Brighton Beach, Brooklyn.
There was that nice young queer punk anarchist in Brighton to visit.
Close to panic, she called Brighton University to find out whether they knew where he was.
Other acting prizes went to Santino Fontana in "Brighton Beach Memoirs," Viola Davis in "Fences," Christopher Fitzgerald in "Finian's Rainbow," and Katie Finneran in the musical "Promises, Promises."
Back in Brighton, Smith says she won't be suing, as it would cost more than her loss.
"After Felt, I moved to New York – I'd been living in Brighton and it was so boring," he says.
Disclosure: I live in Brighton and am, nominally at least, a community blogger for the Argus (though I haven't posted in an age).
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