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Ascot a town in southern England, south-west of Windsor. Its racecourse is the site of an annual race meeting (Ascot week) founded by Queen Anne in 1711 (see also Royal Ascot).


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as·cot / ˈasˌkät; -kət/ • n. (also ascot tie) a man's broad silk necktie.