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 (ăsh′tən), Sir Frederick 1904-1988.
British choreographer whose ballets include The Dream (1964) and A Month in the Country (1976).

Ashton

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1. (Biography) Catherine. Baroness. born 1956, British Labour politician; High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy for the European Union from 2009
2. (Biography) Sir Frederick. 1906–88, British ballet dancer and choreographer. His ballets include Façade (1931), to music by Walton, La Fille mal gardée (1960), The Dream (1964), and A Month in the Country (1976)
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