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a town in S Essex, in SE England: designated as a model residential community after World War II.
Contemporary Examples

In Sydney it was across the Harbor, in London it was outside the city in Basildon or Slough.
Speed Reading Michael Lewis’s ‘Flash Boys’ William O’Connor March 30, 2014

Historical Examples

Basildon is quite as bad; he is as domestic as if he was a bachelor.
An Ideal Husband Oscar Wilde

Sure it was some such name as Basildon or Basildene — the name of some fair spot, I trow, where she must once have lived.
In the Days of Chivalry Evelyn Everett-Green

There is Basildon—and Hurley—and Pangbourne, with its roaring lasher.
Madam How and Lady Why Charles Kingsley

a town in SE England, in S Essex: designated a new town in 1955. Pop: 99 876 (2001)


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