from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- A municipal borough of southeast England north of Dover. One of the original Cinque Ports, it is now a resort and market center. Population: 4,227.
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- proper n. a town in Kent, south-east England, one of the historic Cinque Ports
- proper n. an English habitational surname originating from this town
- proper n. one of several younger towns named after the town in Kent or after a person bearing the surname:
The family name is from Old English Sandwicæ, a place in Kent, lit. "sandy harbor." (Wiktionary)