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High Wycombe

(wĭk`əm), city (1991 pop. 69,575), Buckinghamshire, S England. The city is well known for its furniture industry and also has paper mills, sawmills, and engineering works. Other industries include printing and the manufacture of precision instruments and clothing. Ancient British and Roman remains are found nearby. The parish church dates from the 13th cent. Wycombe Abbey, a mansion built in 1795, is a girls' public school.

High Wycombe

a town in S central England, in S Buckinghamshire: furniture industry. Pop.: 77 178 (2001)
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He appeared at High Wycombe Magistrates Court today and a trial date has been set for November 6 at Aylesbury Crown Court.
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Counter-terror police detained the men, aged 19 to 27, overnight at locations across west London and High Wycombe in the Thames Valley area, Scotland Yard said.
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1958: High Wycombe weighs new mayor The mayor and corporation of High Wycombe were weighed in today in full view of the public to see whether or not they have been getting fat at the taxpayers' expense.