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a town in SW England, in Devon, at the mouth of the River Exe: tourism, fishing. Pop: 32 972 (2001)
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  • Returning from exmouth, she was glad to see her house again; now she had rather a thousand times die than go back.

    Demos George Gissing
  • He was born at exmouth,” she answered; “is exmouth in Norfolk?

    Robin Tremayne Emily Sarah Holt
  • The sailor became afterwards Admiral Nesham, who lived to serve his country for many years, and died at exmouth in 1853.

  • I was knocking about exmouth with nothing to do, and it was pleasant to be at work on something.

    In Greek Waters G. A. Henty
  • I met the husband and wife and two lovely children, one summer, at exmouth.

    Recollections of a Policeman William Russell (aka Thomas Waters)
  • In 1907 only 2627 inches of rain fell at exmouth, for example.

    Devonshire Francis A. Knight
  • He knew it during her absence at exmouth, more still now that she was away in London.

    Demos George Gissing
  • Mr. Westlake was also at exmouth, but much engaged in literary work.

    Demos George Gissing
  • After its more modern terraces were built up the hillside, exmouth became the first seaside resort in Devon.

  • The enchanted life of those first weeks at exmouth was now resumed.

    Demos George Gissing

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