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Hounslow

(hounz`lō), outer borough (1991 pop. 194,100) of Greater London, SE England, on the Thames River. Hounslow's manufactures include razor blades, soap, tires, biscuits, precision instruments, pharmaceuticals, and heating equipment. The town of Feltham has grown rapidly in the latter half of the 20th cent. due to its connection to Heathrow Airport. In 1016, Edmund Ironside defeated the Danes at Brentford. The Hounslow district of Heston and Isleworth was the site of the first stop on an important coach route to SouthamptonSouthampton,
city and unitary authority (2011 pop. 236,882), S England, at the head of Southampton Water. Southampton is Britain's second largest port. The London-Southampton railway, finished in 1840, and the double tide of the harbor made Southampton an important shipbuilding,
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 and BathBath,
city (1991 pop. 84,283), Bath and North East Somerset, SW England, in the Avon River valley. Britain's leading winter resort, Bath has the only natural hot springs in the country. Engineering, printing, bookbinding, wool-weaving, and clothing are among Bath's industries.
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. The former Hounslow Heath, the location of a Roman camp, was a refuge for highwaymen; the area has become a military installation. The artist William HogarthHogarth, William,
1697–1764, English painter, satirist, engraver, and art theorist, b. London. At the age of 15 he was apprenticed to a silver-plate engraver. He soon made engravings on copper for bookplates and illustrations—notably those for Butler's Hudibras
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 is buried in Chiswick, and his house is a tourist attraction.

Hounslow

a borough of Greater London, on the River Thames: site of London's first civil airport (1919). Pop.: 212 900 (2003 est.). Area: 59 sq. km (23 sq. miles)
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Team GB have taken out their second Gold in as many minutes, with canoe slalom pair Tim Baillie and Etienne Stott taking out first while David Florence and Richard Hounslow collected the silver in their event on Thursday afternoon.
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