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Meaning of "Wrekin" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF WREKIN

Wrekin  [ˈriːkɪn] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF WREKIN

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Wrekin is a noun.
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WHAT DOES WREKIN MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Wrekin

The Wrekin

The Wrekin /ˈriːkɨn/ is a hill in east Shropshire, England. It is located some 7 km west of Telford, on the border between the unitary authorities of Shropshire and Telford and Wrekin. Rising to a height of 407 metres above the Shropshire Plain, it is a prominent and well-known landmark, marking the entrance to Shropshire for travelers westbound on the M54 motorway. The Wrekin is contained within the northern panhandle of the Shropshire Hills AONB. The hill is popular with walkers and tourists and offers good views of Shropshire. It can be seen well into Staffordshire and the Black Country, and even as far as the Beetham Tower in Manchester, Winter Hill in Lancashire and Cleeve Hill in Gloucestershire.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH WREKIN


calkin
ˈkɔːkɪn
Deakin
ˈdiːkɪn
firkin
ˈfɜːkɪn
gherkin
ˈɡɜːkɪn
interleukin
ˌɪntəˈluːkɪn
jerkin
ˈdʒɜːkɪn
Larkin
ˈlɑːkɪn
malkin
ˈmɔːkɪn
mawkin
ˈmɔːkɪn
merkin
ˈmɜːkɪn
morkin
ˈmɔːkɪn
parkin
ˈpɑːkɪn
perkin
ˈpɜːkɪn
Suakin
ˈsuːɑːkɪn
work-in
ˈwɜːkɪn

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE WREKIN

Wrexham

WORDS THAT END LIKE WREKIN

akin
Hodgkin
kin
mousekin
munchkin
napkin
oilskin
Pekin
princekin
pumpkin
Pushkin
ramekin
Rankin
round the Wrekin
sheepskin
skin
snakeskin
takin
Telford and Wrekin
the Wrekin

Synonyms and antonyms of Wrekin in the English dictionary of synonyms

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Wrekin
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ريكين
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Wrekin
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Wrekin
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Wrekin
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레킨
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वक्रिन
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Wrekin
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Wrekin
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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «WREKIN»

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The Rocks of the Wrekin, and what is Written Upon Them. By a ...
1.- _. .4 4¢_1_=_W THE ROCKS OF THE WREKIN. CHAPTER I. 1NTRODUCTION.-——CARADOC SANDSTONE. “ W'hcn round Thy wondrous works below My searching rapturous glance I throw, Tracing out wisdom, power and love, In earth ...
‎1862
2
The Wrekin Hill
The Wrekin Hill in Shropshire is not just any hill. As well as being the county's most famous landmark offering stunning views from its summit, it is a hill steeped in legend.
Allan Frost, 2007
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Transactions Of The Geological Society
Returning to the western system we find it gradually rising towards, and ultimately , obliquely intercepted and thrown out by, the mineral axes of the Wrekin and Steeraways, which we will now consider. The Wrekin is a long knife-edged ...
‎1840
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On the Geology of Coalbrook Dale
Returning to the western system we find it gradually rising towards, and ultimately , obliquely intercepted and thrown out by, the mineral axes of the Wrekin and Steeraways, which we will now consider. The Wrekin is a long knife-edged ...
Sir Joseph Prestwich, 1840
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Transactions of the geological society, established November ...
Returning to the western system we find it gradually rising towards, and ultimately , obliquely intercepted and thrown out by, the mineral axes ofthe Wrekin and Steeraways, which we will now consider. The Wrekin is a long knife-edged ...
‎1840
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The silurian system, founded on geological researches in the ...
232 THE WREKIN. S.W. N.E. 28. //J 1>rimro,;e Ilill, The Wrekin seen from the East . The Ercal rises from this depression Trap Rocks of the Wrekin, Lillesha-ll Hill, 8; c. Rocks of trappa-zan or igneous origin intersect the strata at numerous points ...
Roderick Impey Murchison, 1839
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The Silurian System: founded on geological researches in the ...
In Haughmond Hill they cut through the Cambrian System; in the Wrekin and its dependencies, the lower edges of the Silurian System ; in the districts of Little Wenlock, Ketley, &c, the coal-field; and at Lilleshall, both the Silurian rocks and the ...
Roderick Impey Murchison, 1839
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The Historic King Arthur: Authenticating the Celtic Hero of ...
the Wrekin. His point of origin, then, would have to be south of the Severn as it makes its east-west arc, and west of it in its north-south flow. Caersws falls within the realm of probability; there is a small, east-west, three-mile section of Roman ...
Frank D. Reno, 1996
9
Wrekin Sketches. [With Illustrations.]
Offering some insights into the study and mapping of the natural world, this collection includes texts on Babylon, the geographies of China, and the medieval Islamic world.
Emma Boore, 2011
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All Round the Wrekin
As well as historical works, this collection includes geographies, travelogues, and titles covering periods of competition and cooperation among the people of Great Britain and Ireland.
Walter White, 2011

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «WREKIN»

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Telford and Wrekin students learn about safety at Crucial Crew event
Nearly 2000 Year Six students from Telford and Wrekin attended a multi agency partnership event aimed at raising children's awareness of important safety ... «shropshirelive.com, Jul 15»
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Body of man found in car at The Wrekin
Body of man found in car at The Wrekin. A man was found dead in a car by police on the car park at the bottom of The Wrekin. police stock ... «shropshirestar.com, Jun 15»
3
Man exposes himself to woman on The Wrekin
The 38-year-old woman was walking on The Wrekin at around 2.30pm on Monday when the man approached her from behind and walked past her before ... «shropshirestar.com, Jun 15»
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As it happened: Telford & Wrekin Council's baby death probe findings
The findings of a probe into the death of an 11-month-old Telford baby killed by his father were presented by Telford & Wrekin Council this afternoon. «shropshirestar.com, Jun 15»
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Telford & Wrekin Council leader and cabinet appointed
Telford & Wrekin Council's Annual Meeting last night saw Councillor Kuldip Sahota re-elected as leader of the council and the appointment of the cabinet. «shropshirelive.com, May 15»
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Wrekin: Conservative Mark Pritchard wins seat
Mr Pritchard said: “I have always been convinced based on what I had been hearing on the doorstep not just in The Wrekin but in Telford and in constituencies ... «shropshirestar.com, May 15»
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Telford and Wrekin and Shropshire Councils are 'not for merging'
The proposal that Telford and Wrekin Council could merge some services with Shropshire Council was discussed at a meeting on Thursday, where the ... «BBC News, Mar 15»
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Telford and Wrekin cabinet back council tax freeze
Telford and Wrekin said it had agreed to introduce a one-off £3.25m fund to soften the impact on those services. Plans to cut adult social care, while investing in ... «BBC News, Feb 15»
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Mark Pritchard sparks concern after hinting at rape accuser's identity
Mark Pritchard, the MP for The Wrekin, was arrested last month after a woman went to the police to allege that she had been raped. But the investigation was ... «Telegraph.co.uk, Jan 15»
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Telford man in all-year Wrekin run
We decided over a few drinks in the pub that we should challenge ourselves to reach the summit of The Wrekin 365 times, then after a while I thought why not do ... «shropshirestar.com, Dec 14»

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