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

  • An urban district of southwest England, a mainly residential suburb of Bristol. Population: 62,600.


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  • He's currently working for Michael Gove, Tory shadow education minister, and is now parliamentary prospective candidate for Bristol Kingswood, which is where he grew up.

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  • "People are beginning to accept that $100-plus barrel oil may be here to stay now," said Matt Zeman , chief market strategist at Kingswood Financial.

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  • Royston Kenneth Stone, for serv commty in Kingswood, Gloucestershire.

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  • Royston Kenneth Stone, For serv the commty in Kingswood, Gloucestershire.

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  • He could not apply for the Bristol Kingswood vacancy when it first came up because it is an "A list" seat (?!), but the person who won that job lost heart in 2005 and resigned, which meant by party rules that Chris could apply.

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  • He accompanied Municipal Gardens to a spring tournament, the Kingswood Classic in Houston.


  • When we grew up, it was one car; a small four cylinder Datsun or Toyota; a six cylinder Kingswood, Commodore or Falcon if the family was a little larger.

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  • They were called the Ferinus, and after I saw them, the round peaks of the Kingswood were forever diminished in my memory, made small and tame, less deserving of the title of mountains.


  • In the Kingswood it would have been thought a fine manor; here in Incus it was a middling poor one.


  • I was moved to sing a firesong, which I made of words given me by the Hearthkeeper, and a melody given by a bird that had perched on a firethorn tree in the Kingswood.



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