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Dunstable

(dŭn`stəbəl), town (1991 pop. 30,912), Central Bedfordshire, SE England. Located at the meeting point of the ancient Icknield StreetIcknield Street
, name for a prehistoric road in England, extending SW from the Wash, along the line of the Chiltern Hills and Berkshire Downs, to Salisbury Plain.
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 and Watling StreetWatling Street
, important ancient road in England, built by the Romans in the course of their military occupation. It ran from London generally north to the intersection with the Fosse Way, c.
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, Dunstable is a developing residential and industrial district, with printing and cement plants and extensive automobile works. There are interesting traces of Stone and Bronze Age civilizations, including the Maiden Bower and Five Knolls earthworks; one of the Knolls, excavated in 1926, contained remains and ornaments of a woman of c.2000 B.C. The Priory Church includes part of an Augustinian priory founded with the town in 1131. Whipsnade Zoo is nearby. Dunstable has a College of Further Education.

Dunstable

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John. died 1453, English composer, esp of motets and mass settings, noted for his innovations in harmony and rhythm

Dunstable

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an industrial town in SE central England, in Bedfordshire. Pop.: 50 775 (2001)
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HealthTrust Europe LLP (HTE) acting as a provider of procurement services on behalf Luton and Dunstable University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is seeking to award a contract for Pathology Laboratory Managed Service.
Jeff was a massive superstar when he came to play for me at Dunstable,' said Fry.
However, Brakes did manage to equalise on the half hour as Mackey threaded a pass through the Dunstable defence to Blake who slid the ball under Taylor.
If the lads can carry on where they left of at Dunstable then we shall be tough to beat.
LEAMINGTON got back to winning ways with a comfortable victory at Dunstable.
A victory over Dunstable would do nicely going into the bank holiday period," added Cadden, who has Adam Cooper available again.
UNITED secured their first point since September against mid-table outfit Dunstable in this Southern League Midland clash at a very windy Oval.
Dunstable were fourth and had won all their away games, but they could have few complaints at leaving the Oval empty-handed.
Dunstable were the latest side to profit on Saturday after brave Bed-worth had played the last 34 minutes with ten men after midfielder Ben Twigger saw red.
Dunstable were the latest side to profit on Saturday after brave Bedworth had played the last 34 minutes with ten men after midfielder Ben Twigger saw red.
Dunstable goalkeeper Paul Taylor then made amends for bringing down Beard by saving the striker's penalty with his legs.