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

  • A borough of central England north of Leicester. Charles I raised his standard here in 1642, marking the beginning of the English Civil War. The city has long been a center for the manufacture of textiles, lace, and hosiery. According to tradition, it is the birthplace of Robin Hood. Population: 249,000.

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  • proper n. A city in Nottinghamshire, England.


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