Aylesbury

(redirected from Aylesbury, England)
Also found in: Dictionary.

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.
..... Click the link for more information.
 represented Aylesbury in Parliament during the late 18th cent.

Aylesbury

a town in SE central England, administrative centre of Buckinghamshire. Pop.: 69 021 (2001)
References in periodicals archive ?
Marillion was formed in 1979 in Aylesbury, England, and the band's name was inspired by J.R.R.
Enercon Industries Ltd., based in Aylesbury, England, has acquired Ahlbrandt Systems UK Ltd.
The Paralympic Games originated at Stoke Mandeville hospital, in Aylesbury, England. Created as part of a rehabilitation programme for people with spinal injuries (and young disabled war veterans), the `Games for the Paralysed' coincided with the London Olympics.
and transferred back to good ol' Stoke in Aylesbury, England, where the Paralympic Games originated.