Huntingdon



[huhn-ting-duh n-sheer, -sher] /ˈhʌn tɪŋ dənˌʃɪər, -ʃər/

noun
1.
a former county in E England, now part of Cambridgeshire.
/ˈhʌntɪŋdən/
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1.
a town in E central England, in Cambridgeshire: birthplace of Oliver Cromwell. Pop (with Godmanchester): 20 600 (2001)
/ˈhʌntɪŋdən/
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1.
Selina, Countess of Huntingdon. 1707–91, English religious leader, who founded a Calvinistic Methodist sect
/ˈhʌntɪŋdənˌʃɪə; -ʃə/
noun
1.
(until 1974) a former county of E England, now part of Cambridgeshire

Old English Huntandun (973) “Hill of the Huntsman” (or of a man called Hunta).

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