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Fowey

noun
  1. a resort and fishing village in SW England, in Cornwall, linked administratively with St Austell from 1968 to 1974. Pop: 2064 (2001)
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Historical Examples

  • In about another hour Fowey Rocks were between the two vessels.

    Up the River

    Oliver Optic

  • Most of the shipment is done from Fowey, Par, and Charlestown.

    The Cornwall Coast

    Arthur L. Salmon

  • But a town that behaved as Fowey did naturally had to suffer reprisals.

    The Cornwall Coast

    Arthur L. Salmon

  • But they may certainly be regarded as the presiding genius of Fowey.

    The Cornwall Coast

    Arthur L. Salmon

  • One feature of this Fowey creek is its constant clamour of seagulls.

    The Cornwall Coast

    Arthur L. Salmon