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Dungeness

/ˌdʌndʒəˈnɛs/
noun
1.
a low shingle headland on the S coast of England, in Kent: two nuclear power stations: automatic lighthouse
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  • When the ship arrived off dungeness, the gale of the 29th began.

  • At dungeness, in Kent, it flourishes even among the pebbles of the beach.

    Woodland Gleanings Charles Tilt
  • The smaller fry of Channel shipping have crept into dungeness or the Downs.

    The Grey Lady Henry Seton Merriman
  • On June 6, 1862, this light was also introduced into the lighthouse at dungeness, England.

    Inventions in the Century William Henry Doolittle
  • On the 22nd, Roquefeuil appeared off dungeness and anchored there.

    Naval Warfare James R. Thursfield
  • After some manoeuvring the two fleets met on December 10, off dungeness.

    History of Holland George Edmundson
  • The wind, when off dungeness, was scanty, and the ship was to be put about.

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