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Brigh·ton

 (brīt′n)
A borough of southeast England on the English Channel south of London. It became a fashionable resort after 1783 when the Prince of Wales (later George IV) began to patronize it.

Brighton

(ˈbraɪtən)
n
(Placename) a coastal resort in S England, in Brighton and Hove unitary authority, East Sussex: patronized by the Prince Regent, who had the Royal Pavilion built (1782); seat of the University of Sussex (1966) and the University of Brighton (1992). Pop: 134 293 (2001)

Bright•on

(ˈbraɪt n)

n.
a city in East Sussex, in SE England: seashore resort. 154,400.
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Mildred proposed to find in Brighton some woman who would be willing to take charge of the baby.
She spoke of the boarding-house in which she had taken a room, of the weather and the baby, told him she had been for a walk on the front with a lady-friend whom she had met in the boarding-house and who had taken such a fancy to baby, she was going to the theatre on Saturday night, and Brighton was filling up.
Some ten days after the above ceremony, three young men of our acquaintance were enjoying that beautiful prospect of bow windows on the one side and blue sea on the other, which Brighton affords to the traveller.
Jos was even more splendid at Brighton than he had been at his sister's marriage.
The event which (under Providence) proved to be the means of bringing Rachel Verinder and myself together again, was no other than the hiring of the house at Brighton.
and time only confirmed that unfavorable impression); Brighton was always the same; the sea was always the same; the drives were always the same.
Brighton, and a whole campful of soldiers, to us, who have been overset already by one poor regiment of militia, and the monthly balls of Meryton
But after the birth of Polly (Polly was the third Fyne girl) she did not get on very well, and went to Brighton for some months to recover her strength--and there, one day in the street, the child (she wore her hair down her back still) recognized her outside a shop and rushed, actually rushed, into Mrs.
Then presently Bert got a cyclist's suit, cap, badge, and all; and to see him and Grubb going down to Brighton (and back)--heads down, handle-bars down, backbones curved--was a revelation in the possibilities of the Smallways blood.
Every public place was new to Maria, and Brighton is almost as gay in winter as in summer.
Michael Vanstone is now residing at German Place, Brighton, and likely to remain there, as he finds the air suits him.