a village in S England, in West Berkshire unitary authority, Berkshire, SW of Reading: site of the Atomic Weapons Research Establishment and starting point of the Aldermaston marches (1958–63), organized by the Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament. Pop: 927 (2001)
Historical Examples

A schoolmaster named Wheeler, of aldermaston (Berks), raised it about 1770.
The Book of Pears and Plums Edward Bartrum

As Clarendon remarked of aldermaston, it is “a town out of any great road,” though near to one.
A Leisurely Tour in England James John Hissey


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