/ˈstrɛtn/ (say 'stretn)

1. Alan Bishop, 1922–2012, Australian soldier, lawyer and public servant; chief of staff of Australian forces in Vietnam 1969–70; as director-general of the Natural Disasters Organisation organised the relief of Darwin after Cyclone Tracy.
2. his nephew, Hugh, born 1924, Australian historian and social commentator.
3. Ross, 1952–2005, Australian ballet dancer; artistic director of the Australian Ballet 1997–2001 and of the Royal Ballet in Britain 2001–02.

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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  • Stretton — is the name of several places:England:*Stretton, Warrington, Cheshire *Stretton, Chester, Cheshire *Stretton, Derbyshire *Stretton, Rutland *Stretton, Brewood, Staffordshire *Stretton, Burton upon Trent, StaffordshireAlso*All Stretton, Church… …   Wikipedia

  • Stretton — In England existieren mehrere Orte namens Stretton: Stretton (Derbyshire) im Distrikt North East Derbyshire in der Grafschaft Derbyshire Stretton (Rutland) in der Unitary Authority Rutland Stretton (Staffordshire) im Distrikt East Staffordshire… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Stretton — El topónimo Stretton puede hacer referencia a varios lugares de Inglaterra: Stretton, una parroquia civil y un pueblo en el condado de Derbyshire; dos pueblos en el condado de Staffordshire: Stretton, en el distrito de East Staffordshire;… …   Wikipedia Español

  • Stretton — This is an Olde English habitational name which derives from one of the many places in Britain called Stretton ; all of whom have the same meaning of The Farm by the Roman Road . The derivation is from the descriptive word Straet which was used… …   Surnames reference

  • Stretton — Original name in latin Stretton Name in other language State code GB Continent/City Europe/London longitude 53.33333 latitude 2.56667 altitude 80 Population 0 Date 2011 07 31 …   Cities with a population over 1000 database

  • Stretton (East Staffordshire, Staffordshire) — Stretton Parroquia civil y pueblo del Reino Unido …   Wikipedia Español

  • Stretton, Chester — Stretton is a village and civil parish in the Chester district of Cheshire, England. The parish also includes the small villages of Stretton and Wetreins Green (pronounced Wetrens or Wet er ans). The parish also includes Stretton Hall, Stretton… …   Wikipedia

  • Stretton Hall — is a privately owned early 18th century mansion house at Stretton, South Staffordshire. It is the home of a branch of the Monckton family descended from John Monckton 1st Viscount Galway. It is a Grade II* listed building but is not open the… …   Wikipedia

  • Stretton (Rutland) — Stretton ist eine Gemeinde (civil parish) im Norden der englischen Unitary Authority Rutland in der Region East Midlands. Im Jahr 2001 zählte sie 770 Einwohner.[1] Stretton liegt direkt an der Fernstraße A 1 (London–Edinburgh), ungefähr in der… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Stretton (Warrington) — Stretton ist eine Gemeinde (civil parish) in der englischen Unitary Authority Warrington in der Region North West England. Im Jahr 2001 zählte sie 1.009 Einwohner.[1] Stretton ist ein südlicher Vorort von Warrington. Weblinks  Commons …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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