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a port and resort in NW England, in NW Lancashire on Morecambe Bay (an inlet of the Irish Sea). Pop (with Heysham): 49 569 (2001)


Eric, real name John Eric Bartholomew. 1926–84, British comedian and actor, noted esp for his comedy partnership (from 1941) with Ernie Wise (real name Ernest Wiseman, 1925–99)
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  • The conditions of the passage were identical with those to be found now at morecambe Bay.

  • A multitude of lakes are in view, and morecambe Bay to the south.

    Fresh Fields John Burroughs
  • morecambe” is an anonymous composition printed with the words by the Plymouth Hymnal editors.

    The Story of the Hymns and Tunes Theron Brown and Hezekiah Butterworth
  • The sunset upon the broad watery sands of morecambe Bay is exquisite in varied tints.

    The Lancashire Witches William Harrison Ainsworth
  • The heights above Allithwaite cover almost the whole of the fine outlook characteristic of the northern shore of morecambe Bay.

    Lancashire Leo H. (Leo Hartley) Grindon
  • Fleetwood has grown up within easy recollection; morecambe is a creation almost of yesterday.

    Lancashire Leo H. (Leo Hartley) Grindon
  • Look how their hoofs lose themselves, buried in the ripples of cloud; it makes one think of the quicksands of morecambe Bay.

    Ariadne Florentina John Ruskin
  • Fine views over the rich valley and morecambe Bay to the west are commanded from the summit.

  • Their marriage took place two years later, on June 28th, 1904, quietly at morecambe.

    Musical Criticisms Arthur Johnstone
  • The seaward views, especially northward over morecambe Bay, are fine, but the neighbouring country is flat and of little interest.

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