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[fal-muh th] /ˈfæl məθ/
a seaport in S Cornwall, in SW England.
a town in SE Massachusetts. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • The question was—had Crewe been content to leave Falmouth without making inquiries of other people?

    In the Year of Jubilee George Gissing
  • Finding this road closed, she made for Falmouth, from which port she got safely away.

    Exeter Sidney Heath
  • We hove-to off Falmouth, that other vessels might join company.

  • I am going to tell you a story about when I went to Falmouth with my mother.

    Here and Now Story Book Lucy Sprague Mitchell
  • This, and the former camp at Falmouth, were decidedly the pleasantest camps in our three years service.

  • Old Mr. Quethiock, who had just died, had left one son who had a shop in Falmouth.

    The Birthright Joseph Hocking
  • Perhaps we thought of bygone holiday-runs, when we had watched the same telegraph lines switchbacking to Falmouth.

    Tell England Ernest Raymond
  • Truro might have the honour, but "Falmouth has gotten the trade."

    The Cornwall Coast Arthur L. Salmon
  • Having cruised together for some time, we parted company, and we put into Falmouth.

  • Miss Falmouth was the only girl who knew about them away from school, and she has left.

    Robin Redbreast Mary Louisa Molesworth
British Dictionary definitions for Falmouth


a port and resort in SW England, in S Cornwall. Pop: 21 635 (2001)
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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