Nottingham

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Not·ting·ham

 (nŏt′ĭng-əm)
A city of central England north of Leicester. Charles I raised his standard here in 1642, marking the beginning of the English Civil War. The city was historically a center for the manufacture of textiles, lace, and hosiery.
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Nottingham

(ˈnɒtɪŋəm)
n
1. (Placename) a city in N central England, administrative centre of Nottinghamshire, on the River Trent: scene of the outbreak of the Civil War (1642); famous for its associations with the Robin Hood legend; two universities. Pop: 249 584 (2001)
2. (Placename) a unitary authority in N central England, in Nottinghamshire. Pop: 273 900 (2003 est). Area: 78 sq km (30 sq miles)
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Not•ting•ham

(ˈnɒt ɪŋ əm; U.S. often -ˌhæm)

n.
1. a city in SW Nottinghamshire, in central England. 282,400.
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These are all man-made and the early settlers exploited the easily excavated sandstone rock to form caves and an early name for Nottingham was 'Tigguo Cobauc' which meant 'the place of cave dwellers' in the Celtic language of the time.