Definition of Stratford-upon-Avon in English:

Stratford-upon-Avon

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Pronunciation: /ˌstratfədəpɒnˈeɪv(ə)n
 
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  • A town in Warwickshire, central England, on the River Avon; population 23,100 (est. 2009). Famous as the birth and burial place of William Shakespeare, it is the site of the Royal Shakespeare Theatre.

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Stratfordian

noun
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  • The Royal Shakespeare Company's first New Work Festival is being launched next week when Stratfordians will be given the chance to air their own pieces alongside the professionals.
  • Nothing is heard of her until May 1606, when she was one of 21 Stratfordians reported to the ecclesiastical court for refusing to take Holy Communion at Easter.
  • There is a high level of contention between the two factions - the Stratfordians and the Oxfordians.

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