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Cromer

[kroh-mer] /ˈkroʊ mər/
noun
1.
1st Earl of, Evelyn Baring.
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  • My doctor at Cromer often told me that I vibrated like a harp at the slightest touch.

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    Mary Cholmondeley
  • The change in my residence had been entirely due to a tennis party at Cromer.

    The Motor Pirate George Sidney Paternoster
  • We had also passed another, which extends from Cromer to Emden.

  • Perhaps Cromer was, in one sense of the expression, the best for her.

    North and South Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell
  • The residents of Cromer are as inquisitive as those of most small towns.

    The Place of Dragons William Le Queux
  • My dear Mr. Vidal, what is the use if half Cromer has been up here prying about?

    The Place of Dragons William Le Queux
  • The town of Cromer was agog, when, next day, the coroner held his inquiry.

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  • Cromer is a quiet, law-abiding town, and burglars had not been known there for years.

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  • It was now July, and Cromer was rapidly filling with better-class folk.

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  • In Cromer he has been known under the name of Vernon Gregory.

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British Dictionary definitions for Cromer

Cromer1

/ˈkrəʊmə/
noun
1.
a resort in E England, on the Norfolk coast: fishing. Pop: 8836 (2001)

Cromer2

/ˈkrəʊmə/
noun
1.
1st Earl of, title of (Evelyn) Baring
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