Lydd


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Lydd

(lĭd), town (1991 pop. 4,721), Kent, SE England. A military training center, Lydd gave its name to lyddite (picric acid), an explosive that was tested at the military camp there in 1888. Lydd was a member of the Cinque PortsCinque Ports
[O. Fr.,=five ports], name applied to an association of maritime towns in Sussex and Kent, SE England. They originally numbered five: Hastings, Romney (now New Romney), Hythe, Dover, and Sandwich. The association was informally organized in the 11th cent.
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 but is no longer a seaport because of changes in the shoreline.
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I tell you, sir, a foreigner, or, for the matter of that, an unaccredited native, can't get within four miles of Lydd nowadays --not to mention our little circus at Aldershot, and the experimental camp in Galway.
IF I wanted to drive from, say, Lydd in Kent to Cambridge I'd just punch the destination into my satnav and GPS would get me there.
Among the 14 lost railway stations whose signs are to be sold are East Brixton in London; St Anne's Park in Bristol; Cameron Bridge in Fife; Blaenrhondda in South Wales; Lydd on Sea in Kent and North Tawton in Devon.
Up to 15 boats and ships, aided by two coastguard helicopters from Lydd and Lee-on-Solent, were involved in the search before it was suspended early on Sunday afternoon.
Tenders are invited for Passenger Lift Replacement at Mittell Court, Lydd
Of course, things are different in coastal "mixed" cities like Haifa, Jaffa, Lydd or Ramle, where Hebrew exerts more hegemony over people [the Palestinians], even on children and the youth.
The High Court heard the MoD admitted liability for the death of the fusilier from Market Drayton, Shropshire, on the Lydd range in Kent.
My experience of the VIP treatment began when I was picked up from home for the drive to Lydd Airport in Kent - a service available to anyone in the South East.
European planemaker Airbus flew its E-fan electric plane, which operates exclusively on batteries, from Lydd, England, to Calais, France, on Friday morning.
16, London's Metropolitan Police had handed over a file of evidence, the result of a three-year investigation titled Operation Lydd, into MI6 involvement in the kidnapping of Libyan activists in 2004.