Dictionary: A   B   C   D   E   F   G   H   I   J   K   L   M   N   O   P   Q   R   S   T   U   V   W   X   Y   Z

Alton towers

a 19th-century Gothic Revival mansion with extensive gardens in NW central England, in Staffordshire: site of a large amusement park
Historical Examples

alton towers, a trifle further, illustrate in the finest manner what can be achieved by the skill of the landscape gardener.
Country Rambles, and Manchester Walks and Wild Flowers Leo H. Grindon


Read Also:

  • Altona

    a metropolitan district of Hamburg, Germany: formerly an independent city. Historical Examples Another city adjoins it called Altona, the park of which and the environs are the favourite Sunday lounge of the Hamburgers. Letters of George Borrow George Borrow In 1819, Gauss measured a degree of latitude between Gottingen and Altona. Heroes of the Telegraph […]

  • Altoona

    a city in central Pennsylvania. Contemporary Examples The lines included into the speech solely to appeal to 35-50-year-old white women living in Altoona, Penn. What If Mitt Romney Said What He Really Thought Thursday Night Matt Latimer August 29, 2012 The town of Altoona, Pa., is renaming itself POM Wonderful Presents: The Greatest Movie Ever […]

  • Altran

    altran language A Fortran extension for rational algebra developed by W.S. Brown of Bell Labs ca. 1968. [“The ALTRAN System for Rational Function Manipulation – A Survey”, A.D. Hall, CACM 14(8):517-521 (Aug 1971)]. (1995-06-01)

  • Altrices

    plural noun altricial birds

Disclaimer: Alton towers definition / meaning should not be considered complete, up to date, and is not intended to be used in place of a visit, consultation, or advice of a legal, medical, or any other professional. All content on this website is for informational purposes only.