Swindon


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Swin·don

 (swĭn′dən)
A borough of south-central England east-northeast of Bristol.

Swindon

(ˈswɪndən)
n
1. (Placename) a town in S England, in NE Wiltshire: railway workshops, high technology. Pop: 155 432 (2001)
2. (Placename) a unitary authority in S England, in Wiltshire. Pop: 181 200 (2003 est). Area: 230 sq km (89 sq miles)
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We lunch at Swindon, and I see that we shall be there in twenty minutes.
Most of you have probably travelled down the Great Western Railway as far as Swindon.
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These laptops and tablets, generously donated by Spirent Communications, are welcome additions to our IT inventory and significantly enhance our students learning experience, said Angela Barker-Dench, principal at UTC Swindon.
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