Definition of Lewes in English:

Lewes

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Pronunciation: /ˈluːɪs
 
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A town in southern England on the River Ouse eight miles north-east of Brighton, the county town of East Sussex; population 17,000 (est. 2009). It was the site in 1264 of a battle in which the younger Simon de Montfort defeated Henry III.

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