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New Romney

noun
1.
a seaport town in E Kent, in SE England: one of the Cinque Ports.
Formerly Romney.
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  • The sun set before they had passed Dymchurch, and as they came lumbering into New Romney past the windmill the dusk had come.

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  • Yet how could he present himself at New Romney with a fur coat and a face like a collier's?

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  • Suppose he crept quietly away and went to the inn at New Romney!

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  • He was going to New Romney to tell the old people what had happened and where he stood.

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  • For some time he wished with the utmost fervour that he had not kissed Ann, that he had not gone to New Romney the second time.

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  • He had not seen her since his last portentous visit to New Romney.

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  • It is clear she handed him over to his aunt and uncle at New Romney with explicit directions and a certain endowment.

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  • After all, because he remembered Sid's irritation at her name when they had met in New Romney seemed to show a certain separation.

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  • Kipps turned, and was glad to perceive no lingering vestige of the chagrin that had been so painful at New Romney.

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  • For some reason she would not call at the toy shop when they found themselves again in New Romney.

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British Dictionary definitions for New Romney

New Romney

noun
1.
a market town in SE England, in Kent on Romney Marsh: of early importance as one of the Cinque Ports, but is now over 1.6 km (1 mile) inland. Pop: 9406 (2001) Former name (until 1563) Romney
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