Stratford-on-Avon love



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

  • A municipal borough of central England south-southeast of Birmingham. William Shakespeare was born and died in the borough, which has long been a popular tourist center. An annual festival includes performances by the Royal Shakespeare Company. Population: 22,100.

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  • proper n. A town in Warwickshire, England, birthplace of Shakespeare. Often used as a byword for a particularly idyllic or historic town.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a town in central England on the River Avon; birthplace (and burial place) of William Shakespeare


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