a borough in Greater Manchester metropolitan county, in W England.
Born at Preston in 1859, the son of a doctor afterwards in practice at Ashton-under-Lyne, he inherited no literary traditions.
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a town in NW England, in Tameside unitary authority, Greater Manchester. Pop: 43 236 (2001)
Sir Frederick (William) 1906–1988, English dancer and choreographer, born in Ecuador. Contemporary Examples Demi Moore, Rumer Willis, and Ashton Kutcher did not respond to requests for comment via their representatives. Demi Moore’s Downward Spiral Since Her Split From Ashton Kutcher Marlow Stern July 16, 2012 “No sooner had he dropped the 11th-hour witness on our […]
- Ashton-tate corporation
ashton-tate corporation company The original vendor of dBASE and joint developers of EEMS. Ashton-Tate was founded by Charles Tate and Ashton was his pet parrot’s name. The parrot lived in the lobby of the company’s LA headquarters. In the early 1990s Ashton-Tate was taken over by Borland International, Inc., who later became Borland Software Corporation. […]
an ancient Semitic goddess, identified with the Phoenician Astarte. Historical Examples The goddess to whom he would have reared a temple would have been, not a Diana, but an Ashtoreth. Studies of Travel: Italy Edward A. Freeman You are as a priestess of Ashtoreth, the guardian of us all! The Adventures of Captain Mago Lon […]
. a male given name. Contemporary Examples “On February 2, 1998, we went to the hospital because Ashur had a fever and a cough,” she says. Libya’s HIV-infected Babies Mike Elkin March 9, 2011 That could be a death sentence for Saltani: she herself contracted HIV from breastfeeding Ashur. Libya’s HIV-infected Babies Mike Elkin March […]