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ˈbraɪt nBrighton

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Brightonnoun

    a city in East Sussex in southern England that is a popular resort; site of the University of Sussex

Wiktionary

  1. Brightonnoun

    A town in East Sussex, England

Freebase

  1. Brighton

    Brighton is the major part of the city and unitary authority of Brighton and Hove on the south coast of Great Britain. Formerly part of the non-metropolitan county of East Sussex, it remains part of the ceremonial county of East Sussex, within the historic county of Sussex. The ancient settlement of "Brighthelmstone" dates from before Domesday Book, but it emerged as a health resort featuring sea bathing during the 18th century and became a destination for day-trippers from London after the arrival of the railway in 1841. Brighton experienced rapid population growth, reaching a peak of over 160,000 by 1961. Modern Brighton forms part of the Brighton/Worthing/Littlehampton conurbation stretching along the coast, with a population of around 480,000 inhabitants. Brighton has two universities and a medical school.

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Brighton

    a much-frequented watering-place in Sussex, 50 m. S. of London, of which it is virtually a suburb; a place of fashionable resort ever since George IV. took a fancy to it; a fine parade extends along the whole length of the sea front; has many handsome edifices, a splendid aquarium, a museum, schools of science and art, public library and public gallery; the principal building is the Pavilion or Marine Palace, originally built for George IV. Also the name of a suburb of Melbourne.

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    Rank popularity for the word 'Brighton' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3306

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Brighton in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Brighton in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

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  1. Raymond Lopez:

    Last week, we've seen assault rifles used on police, today they're used on gang members in the Brighton Park community in broad daylight, on a Sunday.

  2. Michelle Voeller:

    We stood here and they’re pounding and they said, ‘Open up. It’s the New Brighton Police. We know you’re in there,’.

  3. Pep Guardiola:

    We controlled our position, the pitch was so dry and difficult to move the ball about, and three more points with two games left - an important victory yes, we could have won by more distance, I'm so happy for the victory and now we have a week to prepare and hopefully we arrive at Brighton with the chance to be champions.

  4. Bonnie Fritch:

    We mapped out the travels of the canoe through the Great Lakes, a friend of Brenda's made the boats for us and our classes painted Brenda Schell and added the message to the bottom. On our end of the year field trip for our Duluth unit we stopped at Brighton Beach to launch the boats.

  5. Raymond Lopez:

    Right now we're trying to saturate the area and make sure that nothing else happens tonight. last week, we've seen assault rifles used on police, today they're used on gang members in the Brighton Park community in broad daylight, on a Sunday.

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