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A town of central England southeast of Birmingham. It is famous for the ruins of Kenilworth Castle, founded c. 1120 and celebrated in Sir Walter Scott's novel Kenilworth (1821).
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(Placename) a town in central England, in Warwickshire: ruined 12th-century castle, subject of Sir Walter Scott's novel Kenilworth. Pop: 22 218 (2001)
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(ˈkɛn lˌwɜrθ)

a town in central Warwickshire, in central England, SE of Birmingham. 20,121.
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THE INAUGURAL AOP Awards were presented in front of a packed audience at last week's NOC venue, near Kenilworth, Warwickshire. Nine categories were hotly contested by 27 final entrants at the glittering occasion, and for the winners it was truly a night to remember.