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see under Stratford-on-AvonStratford-on-Avon,
district (2001 pop. 111,484), Warwickshire, central England, on the Avon River. The town and former borough of Stratford-upon-Avon is the administrative seat of the district, which also includes towns of Alcester, Shipston-on-Stour, and Southam.
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, Stratford-upon-Avon
a market town in central England, in SW Warwickshire on the River Avon: the birthplace and burial place of William Shakespeare and home of the Royal Shakespeare Company; tourist centre. Pop.: 22 187 (2001)
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ON MESSAGE: Nadhim Zahawi, MP for Stratford on Avon in the Commons
SHAKESPEARE'S BIRTHPLACE, Henley Street, Stratford on Avon.
The concert, jointly sponsored by the three firms, was the finale of the eighth annual Stratford on Avon Music Festival, a new-look event, which replaces the Stratford on Avon & District English Music Festival Pictures/Tony Flanagan