Definitions

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  • proper noun a village in Yorkshire, England
  • proper noun a village in Lancashire, England
  • proper noun a village in Lincolnshire, England
  • proper noun a village in South Yorkshire, England
  • proper noun a village in Wiltshire, England
  • proper noun a village in Cumbria, England

Etymologies

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From Old English ac and tun, meaning "oak tree town".

Examples

  • Mike Nolan, wrote on the U. K.'s Edge Hill U.iversity's Web Services blog that Google had renamed his hometown "Aughton," "Argleton."

    ABC News: ABCNews

  • You will find such ranges of crosses in the parishes of Aughton, Ormskirk, and Burscough Priory, and at each a prayer for the soul of the departed was offered or the

    Vanishing England

  • Speaking on behalf of his client, his solicitor Tom Ellis, of Aughton Ainsworth in Manchester, said Mr Smith was "distressed" to be disciplined for making a mild personal comment in his own time.

    Telegraph.co.uk - Telegraph online, Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph

  • Speaking on behalf of his client, his solicitor Tom Ellis, of Aughton Ainsworth in Manchester, said Mr Smith was "distressed" to be disciplined for making a mild personal comment in his own time.

    Telegraph.co.uk - Telegraph online, Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph

  • Celebrity Marco Pierre White puts Liverpool man in charge of new Aughton restaurant

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  • Marco Pierre White At The Swan Inn, in Aughton, is the first business venture outside the south-east of England for the Hell's Kitchen star.

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  • "I have done the same round in Aughton for over 30 years, and just because I took some side waste, I'm being punished."

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  • Marco Pierre White At The Swan Inn, in Aughton, is the first business venture outside the south-east of England for the Hell's Kitchen star.

    icLiverpool

  • The grandad-of-six has been working on routes in Skelmersdale since August and said he misses all the residents in Aughton who he considered friends.

    icLiverpool

  • Albert added: "I don't know what I'm doing from one day 'til the next and I want to go back on my Aughton round."

    icLiverpool

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