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a market town in SW England, in Cornwall, near Bodmin Moor, a granite upland rising to 420 m (1375 ft). Pop: 12 778 (2001)
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  • bodmin is a municipal borough, market, and union town, and head of a county court district.

    Cornwall Sabine Baring-Gould
  • Still I did not want to be sent to bodmin Gaol without a struggle.

    The Birthright Joseph Hocking
  • I have not been in bodmin for nigh a week, nor hath any thence been here.

    Robin Tremayne Emily Sarah Holt
  • Even so far west as bodmin the prisoners are numerous and threatening.

    William Pitt and the Great War John Holland Rose
  • Even now there is talk of removing them from bodmin owing to the difficulty of getting there.

    Cornwall G. E. Mitton
  • Inscribed at bodmin, die Veneris, the fourth in the month of October.

    Robin Tremayne Emily Sarah Holt
  • bodmin has also a Hospital and Dispensary, and Barracks for military.

    Cornwall Sabine Baring-Gould
  • Started for bodmin in the wagonette at six o'clock this morning.

    Mount Royal, Volume 3 of 3 Mary Elizabeth Braddon
  • Constable Greensplat stared at her as though she had escaped from bodmin lunatic asylum.

    A Gamble with Life Silas K. Hocking
  • Only yesterday, the physician at bodmin told me that my days are numbered.

    The Splendid Spur Arthur T. Quiller Couch

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