Definitions

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

  • A borough of west-central England northwest of Birmingham. It is a highly industrialized city. Population: 251,000.

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  • proper n. A city in the West Midlands of England.

Etymologies

From Old English Wulfrūnehēantūn named after Lady Wulfruna, who founded the town. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • “Why,” said Doctor Jones, “he is what they call a Wolverhampton gent.”

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  • The Tories are instructing the Boundary Commission to forget about local pride and dispense with public inquiries, where voters in Wolverhampton, for example, could object to being moved into Dudley or voters from Portsmouth could object to being annexed by the Isle of Wight.

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  • Molineux Stadium is a stadium situated in Wolverhampton, England.

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  • I lived in Wolverhampton for many years as an RSPCA Inspector for the area.

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  • English health officials have closed a kebab shop in Wolverhampton after they found the owner preparing kebabs while sitting next to a corpse on a sofa.

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  • Moby Magic is based in Wolverhampton, so I contacted the Wolverhampton Trading Standards Office, they have passed my case on to their Scambusters unit.

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  • It almost passes belief that at this moment twenty or thirty additional immigrant children are arriving from overseas in Wolverhampton alone every week — and that means fifteen or twenty additional families of a decade or two hence.

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  • The cloud no bigger than a man's hand, that can so rapidly overcast the sky, has been visible recently in Wolverhampton and has shown signs of spreading quickly.

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  • You may be interested to know Wolverhampton is currently building a Pop Art gallery and I am sure would love a visit from you when it is open - plus we have some better bars and food too!

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  • All the more remarkable for the inventor, Jim Wightman, being a lone developer in Wolverhampton, working on it part-time with no previous credentials in AI.

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