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Frome

Frome is sometimes a misspelling of from.

Places

  1. Frome is a town and civil parish in northeast Somerset, England. Located at the eastern end of the Mendip Hills, the town is built on uneven high ground, and centres on the River Frome. The town is approximately 13 miles south of Bath, 43 miles east of the county town, Taunton and 107 miles west of London. In the 2011 census, the population was given as 26,203. The town is in the Mendip district of Somerset and is part of the parliamentary constituency of Somerton and Frome.
    • also known as Frome, Mendip
    • part of Mendip
  2. Frome a.k.a. The Hundred of Frome is one of the 40 historical Hundreds in the ceremonial county of Somerset, England, dating from before the Norman conquest during the Anglo-Saxon era although exact dates are unknown. Each hundred had a 'fyrd', which acted as the local defence force and a court which was responsible for the maintenance of the frankpledge system. They also formed a unit for the collection of taxes. The role of the hundred court was described in the Dooms of King Edgar. The name of the hundred was normally that of its meeting-place.

There are other places with in their name, like Bishop's Frome, Frome Vauchurch, Frome St Quintin, Frome Community College.

Character

Frome is a fictional character from the 1956 film It's Great To Be Young.

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Google previewThe Age of Innocence (2012)

by Edith Wharton

Ethan Frome is a poor farmer, trapped in a marriage to...

Ethan Frome is an unforgettable story with the force of myth, featuring realistic and haunting characters as vivid as any Wharton ever conjured. Fiction/Literature ...

Google previewEdith Wharton (2016)

Traveller in the Land of Letters by Janet Beer Goodwyn

Ethan Frome is a tale related, in the manner of Emily Bront√ę's Wuthering Heights, by a narrator distanced by time and background from the events which took place . In this mode of telling are combined the objectivity of the outsider with the ...

Google previewThe House of Mirth (2012)

by Edith Wharton

Fiction/Literature ETHAN FROME Ethan Frome is a poor farmer, trapped in...

Ethan Frome is an unforgettable story with the force of myth, featuring realistic and haunting characters as vivid as any Wharton ever conjured. Fiction/Literature ...

Google previewA handbook for travellers in Wiltshire, Dorsetshire and Somersetshire (1869)

by John Murray (publishers.)

Frome is a large and populous market-town and Parliamentary borough, with Beveral flourishing manufactories, employing a very large number of hands. The staple manufacture is that of woollen cloth, which is carried on most extensively, ...

Google previewHandbook for Travellers in Wiltshire, Dorsetshire, and Somersetshire. New edition, etc (1869)

Frome is a large and populous market-town and Parliamentary borough, with several W flourishing manufactories, employing a very large number of hands. The staple manufacture is that of woollen cloth, which is carried on most extensively, ...

Google previewTime Out Camping (2012)

Our Favourite Sites in Britain by Editors of Time Out

Just under three miles away, Frome is a pretty market town with a lively arts scene and a taste for the bohemian.

Nearby Frome is an excellent place to pick up provisions, as it has greengrocers, delis, bakeries and a butcher's shop, along ...

Google previewThe Moonstone (1999)

by Wilkie Collins

Frome is a small town in Somerset, a county 2 3 4 5 .

Google previewAdaptation Theory and Criticism (2014)

Postmodern Literature and Cinema in the USA by Gordon E. Slethaug

What is not noted in the account of this meeting and is obscured by Fitzgerald's respect for, and allusion to, Ethan Frome is that Wharton was publishing The Age of Innocence in four installments in the Pictorial Review from May to October of ...

Google previewNovelists and Novels (2009)

by Harold Bloom

Ethan Frome is an Ahab who lacks Moby-Dick, self-lamed rather than wounded by the white whale, and by the whiteness of the whale. Not the whiteness of Starkfield but an inner whiteness or blankness has crippled Ethan Frome, perhaps the ...

Google previewApart from Modernism (2005)

Edith Wharton, Politics, and Fiction Before World War I by Robin Peel

Like The Scarlet Letter, Ethan Frome is an exploration of the effects of concealment, but there is no Hester Prynne figure in Starkfield. Mattie, who initially holds promise as the passionate woman, lover, and liberator, ends up a more shrunken ...

Google previewChris Packham's Wild Side of Town (2007)

Getting to Know the Wildlife in Our Towns and Cities by Chris Packham

Site Description The River Frome is a natural river within the Stroud Valleys river system and its bankside vegetation, including Marsh Marigold.Water- mint and Yellow lris, is a known habitat for otter.The banks are also frequented by Dipper, ...

Google previewThe Encyclopædia of Geography (1840)

Comprising a Complete Description of the Earth, Physical, Statistical, Civil, and Political ... by Hugh Murray

Frome is a large and flourishing town, employed in the woollen manufacture. Devonshire is traversed by ridges of hills, low, broad and flat, which, seen from a height, appear often as one ...

Google previewA New and Comprehensive Gazetteer (1836)

by George Newenham Wright

Frome is an ancient place; a priory was established here by Aldhelm, a kinsman ...

Google previewA Scripture Gazetteer; or, geographical and historical dictionary of places and people, mentioned in the Bible (1829)

by John Griffith MANSFORD (M.R.C.S.)

Frome...

Frome Barnard Mr. G., Bath Barnard Mr. J., ditto Barter Thos. esq. , ...

Google previewA topographical dictionary of the United Kingdom (1813)

by Benjamin Pitts Capper

Frome, the name of a hundred in Somerset, on the eastern side of the county, and borders of Wilts, Fiiome, a river that rises...

Google previewDictionary of World Biography: The 20th century, O-Z (1999)

by Frank Northen Magill

The novella Ethan Frome (1911) made Edith Wharton famous. Although Ethan Frome involves a poor New England farm family, Wharton's familiar themes predominate: a man under female domination and a human being crushed by ...

Google previewA Topographical Dictionary of Great Britain and Ireland (1833)

Compiled from Local Information, and the Most Recent and Official Authorities by John Gorton

Frigyle Street ham Frome - - Fritchley - -...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Community (2003)

From the Village to the Virtual World by DAVID LEVINSON, KAREN CHRISTENSEN

Isolation and Loneliness in Small-Town America Edith Wharton's 1911 novel Ethan Frome is set in the Berkshire Hills of...

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Scrabble value of F4R1O1M3E1

The value of this 5-letter word is 10 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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