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Places in England, from Old English āc (oak) + denu (valley).[1]

Proper noun[edit]


  1. A habitational surname​.
  2. A male given name occasionally transferred from the surname.
  3. A town in Arkansas
  4. A ghost town in British Columbia, Canada
  5. A hamlet in West Yorkshire, England
  6. A village in Illinois
  7. A city in Iowa
  8. A city in Kansas
  9. A town in New York
  10. A census-designated place in North Carolina
  11. A community in Nova Scotia, Canada
  12. A municipality in Quebec, Canada
  13. A city in Utah, and the county seat of Weber County.


  • 1917 P.G.Wodehouse: Piccadilly Jim. Chapter 1:
    Even from an aesthetic point of view the sight of the bulging child offended him. Ogden Ford was round and blobby and looked overfed.


  1. ^ Patrick Hanks and Flavia Hodges: A Dictionary of Surnames. OUP 1988.