Maidstone

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old English medestan, meddestane from earlier mægdan stane (the maidens' stone, the people's stone). Ultimately from Old English mægden +‎ stan or mægð +‎ stan which are equivalent to maid(en) + stone. Compare Folkestone and Chiddingstone.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈmeɪdstəʊn/, /ˈmeɪdstən/

Proper noun[edit]

Maidstone

  1. A town in and the county town of Kent, England; located on the River Medway.
  2. A local government district with borough status of Kent, formed in 1974, with its headquarters in the county town.

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