Henley-on-Thames

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hen·ley

 (hĕn′lē)
n. pl. hen·leys
A collarless knit shirt with long or short sleeves and buttons extending partway down the front.

[After Henley, where such shirts were traditionally worn by crews rowing in the annual regatta held there.]

Hen·ley

 (hĕn′lē) or Hen·ley-on-Thames (-ŏn-tĕmz′, -ôn-)
A town of south-central England west of London, noted for its annual rowing regatta (established 1839).

Henley-on-Thames

(ˈhɛnlɪ-)
n
(Placename) a town in S England, in SE Oxfordshire on the River Thames: a riverside resort with an annual regatta. Pop: 10 513 (2001). Often shortened to: Henley

Hen′ley-on-Thames′

(ˈhɛn li)

n.
a city in SE Oxfordshire, in S England: annual rowing regatta. 31,744.
Also called Hen′ley.
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