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Line breaks: Athel|stan
Pronunciation: /ˈaθəlstən

Definition of Athelstan in English:

( 893/4-939), king of England 925–39. Athelstan came to the thrones of Wessex and Mercia in 924 before effectively becoming the first king of all England.

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