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Barnstaple

[bahrn-stuh-puh l] /ˈbɑrn stə pəl/
noun
1.
a town in Devon, SW England.
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  • This lady died in 1758, and was buried at Tavistock, near Barnstaple.

  • Because he might have been going to Tavistock or Barnstaple.

    Crown and Sceptre George Manville Fenn
  • O that Barnstaple were here, for he has proved my guardian angel!

    Olla Podrida Frederick Marryat (AKA Captain Marryat)
  • Many, many thanks; but now, my dear Barnstaple, for the first chapter.

    Olla Podrida Frederick Marryat (AKA Captain Marryat)
  • Barnstaple taps at the door; receiving no answer, he enters.

    Olla Podrida Frederick Marryat (AKA Captain Marryat)
  • Anything else which may proceed from your prolific brain, Barnstaple?

    Olla Podrida Frederick Marryat (AKA Captain Marryat)
  • My dear Barnstaple, it certainly will not, because my legal practice cannot be interfered with.

    Olla Podrida Frederick Marryat (AKA Captain Marryat)
  • Yes, my dear, hours ago, and half-way to Barnstaple before now.

    Devon Boys George Manville Fenn
  • The first Cluniac house founded in England was that of Barnstaple.

    English Monastic Life Abbot Gasquet
  • Henry de Tracy received from Stephen the barony of Barnstaple.

British Dictionary definitions for Barnstaple

Barnstaple

/ˈbɑːnstəpəl/
noun
1.
a town in SW England, in Devon, on the estuary of the River Taw: tourism, agriculture. Pop: 30 765 (2001)
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