Sittingbourne (sĭtˈĭngbôrn) [key], town (1991 pop. 35,893), Kent, SE England, on the ancient Watling Street and on the old route of pilgrimage to Canterbury. It is an agricultural market with paper, paint, and cement works. It includes Milton Regis.

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