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a town in SW England, in Devon, at the mouth of the River Exe: tourism, fishing. Pop: 32 972 (2001)
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  • He was born at exmouth,” she answered; “is exmouth in Norfolk?

    Robin Tremayne Emily Sarah Holt
  • I was knocking about exmouth with nothing to do, and it was pleasant to be at work on something.

    In Greek Waters G. A. Henty
  • In 1907 only 2627 inches of rain fell at exmouth, for example.

    Devonshire Francis A. Knight
  • Mr. Westlake was also at exmouth, but much engaged in literary work.

    Demos George Gissing
  • Mutimer came to exmouth when she had been there three weeks, and he stayed four days.

    Demos George Gissing
  • The enchanted life of those first weeks at exmouth was now resumed.

    Demos George Gissing
  • He knew it during her absence at exmouth, more still now that she was away in London.

    Demos George Gissing
  • exmouth also figures in the reign of Edward I. as a naval port.

    A West Country Pilgrimage Eden Phillpots
  • The formidable sea defences alone consisted of 500 guns; and these exmouth proposed to attack with only five sail of the line!

    Cornish Worthies, Volume 1 (of 2) Walter H. Tregellas
  • At exmouth the shells were a great delight while they were embarking the carriage that we might cross the ferry.

    Story of My Life, volumes 1-3 Augustus J. C. Hare

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