Cheltenham


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Chel·ten·ham

 (chĕlt′nəm, chĕl′tən-əm)
A borough of west-central England south of Birmingham. It has been a popular resort since the discovery of mineral springs in 1716.

Cheltenham

(ˈtʃɛltənəm)
n
1. (Placename) a town in W England, in central Gloucestershire: famous for its schools, racecourse, and saline springs (discovered in 1716). Pop: 98 875 (2001)
2. (Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) a style of type

Chel•ten•ham

(ˈtʃɛlt nəm)

n.
a city in N Gloucestershire, in W England: resort. 106,700.
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Nineteen months afterward his widow died of apoplexy at a boarding-house in Cheltenham.
The Cheltenham of Typee is embosomed in the deepest solitude, and but seldom receives a visitor.
I do not call Tunbridge or Cheltenham the country; and November is a still more serious month, and I can see that Mrs.
Our route is to be by Salisbury, Bath, Bristol, Cheltenham, Worcester, Stafford; and so home.
They spent the night at Cheltenham, and on the following morning resumed their journey to Stafford.
He started from its dim beginning, from the days when he had bought the novel on his journey from Bath to Cheltenham.
But one thing I do remember about it, and that was that it was sent from some hotel in Cheltenham, and I could remember it if I heard it.
Sir James was much pained, and offered that they should all migrate to Cheltenham for a few months with the sacred ark, otherwise called a cradle: at that period a man could hardly know what to propose if Cheltenham were rejected.
Of Lady Malkinshaw the letter said nothing; but I afterward discovered that she was then at Cheltenham, drinking the waters and playing whist in the rudest health and spirits.
I had an uncle once, Madame Mantalini, who lived in Cheltenham, and had a most excellent business as a tobacconist--hem--who had such small feet, that they were no bigger than those which are usually joined to wooden legs-- the most symmetrical feet, Madame Mantalini, that even you can imagine.
I'll live anywhere except Bournemouth, Torquay, and Cheltenham.
The Principal and instrument soon drove off together to a stable-yard in High Holborn, where a remarkably fine grey gelding, worth, at the lowest figure, seventy-five guineas (not taking into account the value of the shot he had been made to swallow for the improvement of his form), was to be parted with for a twenty-pound note, in consequence of his having run away last week with Mrs Captain Barbary of Cheltenham, who wasn't up to a horse of his courage, and who, in mere spite, insisted on selling him for that ridiculous sum: or, in other words, on giving him away.