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Luton

(lo͞o`tən), borough and unitary authority (1991 pop. 163,209), S central England on the Lea River. Hats, automobiles, ball bearings, and aircraft parts are among the products manufactured. The English millinery industry was established there during the time of James I.

Luton

 

a city in Great Britain in Bedfordshire, on the Lea River 50 km north of London. Population, 161,200 (1971). Luton is an important center of the automobile industry; the Vaux-hall plant is located there. Other industries include the manufacture of refrigerating equipment and airplane parts. Hats have long been produced in Luton.

Luton

1. a town in SE central England, in Luton unitary authority, S Bedfordshire: airport; motor-vehicle industries; university (1993). Pop.: 185 543 (2001)
2. a unitary authority in SE central England, in Bedfordshire. Pop.: 185 200 (2003 est.). Area: 43 sq. km (17 sq. miles)
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I know the Luton chairman well and have arranged to see him an hour before kick-off this afternoon after he arrives at the Central Station.
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That ruling helped plunge Luton into five seasons of non-League.
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Commenting on the start of the development programme, Clive Condie, Executive Chairman of London Luton Airport, said: "This marks the start of an exciting new journey for London Luton, as we begin the process of transforming the airport to deliver a great experience for our customers, Luton and the surrounding regions.
He said: "We contributed to our own downfall and some players were indisciplined in possession but Luton are a very good side and unbeaten in 15 games.
Victory for Luton today will make them the first non-league team to reach the quarter-finals of the world's most famous cup competition in 99 years.
Following the incident, hundreds of members of the Sikh community, many of them from outside of Luton, protested outside the Luton Police station, and blocked the roads.
York could have been flustered, but they responded by bombarding the Luton goal for much of the next 20 minutes.