Definitions

from The American HeritageĀ® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Lewes, George Henry 1817-1878. British philosopher and critic who was the first editor (1865-1866) of the Fortnightly Review.

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  • proper n. a town in East Sussex, England

Etymologies

from the Saxon "hlaews" - hills, referring to the several mounts in Lewes. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • In April, John Wilson left his home in Lewes, East Sussex, and caught a train to London, armed with his Ā£3,280 annual season ticket.

    Fare-dodging: A commuter tells how he was 'prosecuted for protesting'

  • Joseph F. McHugh Sr., 80, an auditor for the Defense Department from 1958 to 1989 who later became mayor of Bethany Beach, Del., died Sept. 15 at a hospital in Lewes, Del., of complications from pneumonia.

    Joseph F. McHugh Sr., 80, Defense Department auditor, Del. mayor, dies

  • Thursday, May 12, 2005 at the home of his daughter in Lewes, DE after

    Heroes or Villains?

  • (Lewes is not at all impressed with the EU and as for not being asked ... don ` t even suggest it) 4: 14 PM

    This Blog is Closed.-

  • Lewes is obviously a long way from the Westminster Village.

    Dale Is Hamilton-Miller

  • Actually, Lewes is a favourite place for me, is the Parham Arms still any good?

    Local News

  • Just watched a One Show thingey on the BBC about hypnotizing children in Lewes and I thought og you .....

    Oh Dear

  • Lewes is not, as the Sussex Express sometimes appears to think, exclusively populated by adherents of whatever concoction of mutually contradictory causes the Liberals are espousing this week.

    Letter To The Express

  • This is a good argument in Lewes against the numpties who would ban your luvvly bonfires on 'eco' grounds; by burning all that waste timber rather than sending it to landfill to rot, you are actually saving the planet ...

    Look How Clever We Are !

  • I expect Lewes is like other provincial towns in suffering from endless low-level nuisance from the yoof, who are scarcely ever even so much as told to stop: loutish behaviour, noise, breaking and spoiling things in public places.

    Early Day Motions Newmania Style

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