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Strat·ford-on-Av·on(străt′fərd-ŏn-ā′vən, -ôn-) also Strat·ford-up·on-Av·on (-ə-pŏn-, -ə-pôn-)
A town of central England south-southeast of Birmingham. William Shakespeare was born and died in the town, which has long been a popular tourist center.
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(Placename) a market town in central England, in SW Warwickshire on the River Avon: the birthplace and burial place of William Shakespeare and home of the Royal Shakespeare Company; tourist centre. Pop: 22 187 (2001)
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