"Highbury, the large and populous village,..."
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Highbury is a fictional village located just to the south of London in Surrey. In her novels, Austen uses a mix of actual and fictional locations to add realism—the names of villages and country houses in which the characters live are often fictitious, but many are real places.
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See in text (Volume I - Chapter II)
A "morning visit" is a tradition among the nobility and aristocracy of paying social calls on one another with some regularity, most often to drink tea and share gossip.
See in text (Volume I - Chapter VI)
A "drawing-room" was the room in a Victorian house where guests were typically greeted and entertained. It is a shortened form of "withdrawing" room, a room to which the host and hostess could withdraw for privacy.