Brighton



a city in East Sussex, in SE England: seashore resort.
a city near Melbourne in S Victoria, in SE Australia.
a town in central Colorado.
Contemporary Examples

Brian Bedford Interviewed on The Importance of Being Earnest Kevin Sessums January 21, 2011
Where to Celebrate the Olympics by Drinking Russian Style William O’Connor February 5, 2014
Carrie Fisher’s Crowning Moment Kevin Sessums October 24, 2009
Michelle Gagnon’s How I Write Interview: When I Was a Russian Supper-Club Dancer Noah Charney September 4, 2012
Suzy Menkes Sounds Off on the Met Gala, Fashion’s “Circus” of Bloggers Claire Stern May 7, 2013

Historical Examples

Betty Vivian L. T. Meade
Fragments of science, V. 1-2 John Tyndall
Prince Fortunatus William Black
Notes and Queries, Number 210, November 5, 1853 Various
The Life of Thomas, Lord Cochrane, Tenth Earl of Dundonald, Vol. II Thomas Lord Cochrane

noun
a coastal resort in S England, in Brighton and Hove unitary authority, East Sussex: patronized by the Prince Regent, who had the Royal Pavilion built (1782); seat of the University of Sussex (1966) and the University of Brighton (1992). Pop: 134 293 (2001)

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