Definition of 'the Ashes'
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It will be quite a group of players that sets out to retain the Ashes in Australia this year.Times, Sunday Times (2006)
The man who handed over the Ashes to England for the first time in a generation stood on the threshold of another ignominious defeat yesterday.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
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