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Aylesbury

(ālz`bərē), city (1991 pop. 51,999), Buckinghamshire, central England. It is an agricultural market for the upper Thames valley and is famous for its ducks. There are printing works, food processing, engineering, and other light industries, developed under a government program undertaken to disperse London's population and industry to surrounding counties. The radical John WilkesWilkes, John,
1727–97, English politician and journalist. He studied at the Univ. of Leiden, returned to England in 1746, and purchased (1757) a seat in Parliament.
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 represented Aylesbury in Parliament during the late 18th cent.

Aylesbury

a town in SE central England, administrative centre of Buckinghamshire. Pop.: 69 021 (2001)
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She grew up in Aylesbury so it seems rather fitting she has returned.
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In 1997, the then-prime minister Tony Blair visited the Aylesbury Estate in south London to make his first speech in power.