Bognor Regis

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Bognor Regis (ˈbɒɡnə ˈriːdʒɪs)
 
n
a resort in S England, in West Sussex on the English Channel: electronics industries. Regis was added to the name after King George V's convalescence there in 1929. Pop: 62 141 (2001)

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bognor regis

parish, Arun district, administrative county of West Sussex, historic county of Sussex, England, on the English Channel south-southwest of London. The name Regis, meaning "King's," commemorates George V's convalescence there in 1929. The resort, which has sandy beaches, dates from the late 18th-century Regency period when Hotham House and Dome House (now a teacher-training college) were built, although a small fishing community had existed on the site since medieval times. Pop. (2001) 62,141.

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