Basingstoke


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Ba·sing·stoke

 (bā′zĭng-stōk′)
A town of south-central England on the North Downs west-southwest of London. Mentioned as a royal manor in the Domesday Book, it was long a market center for silk and woolen textiles.

Basingstoke

(ˈbeɪzɪŋˌstəʊk)
n
(Placename) a town in S England, in N Hampshire. Pop: 90 171 (2001)
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There will be nobody but ourselves, unless we have a mind to have the landlord; for I have sent Parson Supple down to Basingstoke after my tobacco-box, which I left at an inn there, and I would not lose it for the world; for it is an old acquaintance of above twenty years' standing.
At Weybridge, the Wey (a pretty little stream, navigable for small boats up to Guildford, and one which I have always been making up my mind to explore, and never have), the Bourne, and the Basingstoke Canal all enter the Thames together.
Contract: The demolition of plot j (norden house), basing view, basingstoke.
MERTHYR Town are back in Southern League Premier Division South action this afternoon with Basingstoke the visitors to Penydarren Park (3pm).
A bronze statue by Aylesbury artist and sculptor, Julia Beer, of First World War pioneering plastic surgeon, Sir Harold Gilles, has been unveiled in Basingstoke.
Basingstoke could have taken the lead early on but Sam Argent's bicycle kick was parried from danger.
Basingstoke, United Kingdom, November 17, 2011 --(PR.com)-- HCR have become the standard bearer for businesses across Hampshire after winning the esteemed 'Business of the Year' award at the 2011 INSPIRE awards.
But we all scoff at the foolishness of people who are too quick to ignore the delights of the West Midlands, so maybe we should be more open to what Basingstoke has to offer.
PATIENTS AT Vision Savers in Basingstoke have voiced their concern at the sudden closure of the practice.
Christopher Waite, 35, from Basingstoke, Hampshire, hid the youngster, then aged 12, at his house and helped him escape from a secure unit, Winchester Crown Court heard.
NEWPORT CTY..............1 BASINGSTOKE..............0 TOP of the table County held off the challenge of fifth placed Basingstoke to return to their winning ways after their first defeat in 21 games at Staines four days earlier.