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Definition of Stratford-upon-Avon from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

Stratford-upon-Avon

 
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the town in Warwickshire where William Shakespeare was born. Tourists from all over the world come to see plays at the Royal Shakespeare Theatre and to visit places associated with Shakespeare, including the house where he was born, the church where he is buried, and Anne Hathaway's Cottage.