Definition of Kingston-upon Hull
1. Noun. A large fishing port in northeastern England.
Terms within: Humber Bridge
Generic synonyms: City, Metropolis, Urban Center, Port
Group relationships: England
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Literary usage of Kingston-upon Hull
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1. Picturesque History of Yorkshire: Being an Account of the History by Joseph Smith Fletcher (1899)
"... assumed country folk ad- THE ARMS OK THE TOWN OF KINGSTON-UPON-HULL had from the sur- and as time went on in size and appetite, neighbouring vil- ject. ..."
2. The Library of American Biography by Jared Sparks (1856)
"—Elect' ed by Kingston upon Hull to Parliament. — Long Parliament. — Made Treasurer of the Navy. — Knighted. — Quarrel between his Father and the Earl of ..."
3. A Bibliography of British Municipal History: Including Gilds and by Charles Gross (1897)
"Kingston-upon- Hull, 1788. 4°. Ch. xxv. contains the laws and orders made in the time of Henry ... The history of the town and county of Kingston-upon-Hull, ..."
4. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Court of King's Bench: With by Great Britain Court of King's Bench, Richard Vaughan Barnewall, John Leycester Adolphus (1832)
"was necessary for the purpose of establishing lawful quays at the port of Kingston-upon- Hull:— It was amongst other things enacted, that his majesty should ..."
5. The Law Reports by James Redfoord Bulwer (1872)
"3; but it was, at the date of the offence, within the limits of the port of Kingston-upon-Hull, as these limits were appointed and defined by an order of ..."