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A borough of southeast England on the English Channel south of London. It became a fashionable resort after 1783 when the Prince of Wales (later George IV) began to patronize it.


(Placename) a coastal resort in S England, in Brighton and Hove unitary authority, East Sussex: patronized by the Prince Regent, who had the Royal Pavilion built (1782); seat of the University of Sussex (1966) and the University of Brighton (1992). Pop: 134 293 (2001)


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a city in East Sussex, in SE England: seashore resort. 154,400.
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Noun1.Brighton - a city in East Sussex in southern England that is a popular resort; site of the University of Sussex
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Stephen McCarthy, of Action on Elder Abuse, spoke out after criminals dressed as officers tricked two OAPs in Brighton, East Sussex, out of PS9,000.
The bodies of Karen, 10, and Nicola, nine, were found in bushes in Wild Park in Brighton, East Sussex, in October 1986, a day after they had gone missing.
Arthur Cave, 15, suffered a "catastrophic" head injury after plunging from a cliff in Brighton, East Sussex, on July 14.
Arthur Cave, 15, suffered a fatal brain injury after plunging from a cliff on to the underpass of Ovingdean Gap in Brighton, East Sussex, on July 14.
A major incident was declared by police following the collision in Brighton, East Sussex, at around 9.20am yesterday.
Mrs Patten, who lived in Brighton, East Sussex, was awarded an OBE in 1991 and a CBE in 2010 in recognition of her career.
Steven Ashwood, owner of a nearby shop in Brighton, East Sussex, said: "The woman started sunbathing on the top." Another witness, A Harriet Hunt, said: "It sounds sounds I strange but she was wearing a dead seagull."
Speaking at his home in Brighton, East Sussex, he said he believed his son had travelled to Libya to see family.
Tarbuck cancelled a one-night, solo appearance at the Theatre Royal in Brighton, East Sussex, on June 18.
The man and a friend were targeted as they as they walked down Lewes Road in Brighton, East Sussex.
They left the scene in Brighton, East Sussex before the "shaken" woman reported the incident to police minutes later, prompting an appeal by officers for them to come forward.
Dennis Blake, 35, from Anfield, suffered a broken neck when the black Mazda MX5 crashed in Mill Road, Brighton, East Sussex.

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