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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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Noun1.Brighton - a city in East Sussex in southern England that is a popular resort; site of the University of Sussex
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