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Graves·end

 (grāvz′ĕnd′)
A town of southeast England on the Thames River east of London. Is is known as "the Gateway to the Port of London." Pocahontas is buried here.

Gravesend

(ˌɡreɪvzˈɛnd)
n
(Placename) a river port in SE England, in NW Kent on the Thames. Pop: 53 045 (2001)

Graves•end

(ˌgreɪvzˈɛnd)

n.
a seaport in NW Kent, in SE England, on the Thames River. 94,300.
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A UK parliament member for Gravesham lamenting the fact that his barber, a refugee, returned to Iraq for a holiday.
Gulf War veteran has served as Tory MP for Gravesham since 2010 Up to 4 claims PS4.
Nanny-state officials in Gravesham Borough, England, are learning an implacable fact: Birds can't read governmental orders, and instinct counts for more than instructions.
Across Britain the worst-hit area was West Dunbartonshire, with 20 jobseekers per vacancy, followed by Clackmannanshire (19), East Ayrshire, Hartlepool, Blaenau Gwent, Lewisham, North Ayrshire, the Isle of Wight and Gravesham (all 16).
Mr Miliband claimed voters saw Labour was a suitable opposition, and pointed to gains in Thanet and ThurrocK, and winning control of Gravesham, as evidence of a resurgence in southern England.
Labour dipped a symbolic toe into the south with a win in Gravesham, which Ed Miliband had visited twice during the campaign and where he spoke to reporters today (Saturday), and in the east, where they took Ipswich.
Sydney, Australia, July 29, 2010 - (ABN Newswire) - iSOFT Group Limited (ASX:ISF) today announced that Dartford and Gravesham NHS Trust has switched to its new A&E system under plans for all clinical staff at the 460-bed Darent Valley Hospital at Dartford to order radiology and pathology tests online, and follows an upgrade of iSOFT's hospital information system (HIS) last year.
Opponent Rebecca Donnelly from Gravesham in Kent is also an England international, but hasn't mixed in the same class as Jonas.
THE Liberal Democrats have selected a pornographic film-maker as their parliamentary candidate for Gravesham in Kent.
Anna Arrowsmith, 38, who is boss of adult film firm Easy on the Eye, said her decision to stand for the Liberal Democrats in Gravesham, Kent, was because she was disgusted with the MPs expenses scandal.
Swing: 8% GRAVESHAM Tory Adam Holloway beat Labour's Chris Pond
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