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British Dictionary definitions for lyme regis

Lyme Regis

noun
  1. a resort in S England, in Dorset, on the English Channel: noted for finds of prehistoric fossils. Pop: 4406 (2001)
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Historical Examples

  • In the early part of that year, as the day closed, it was blowing a heavy gale off Lyme-Regis.

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  • At that time the region where Lyme-Regis is now situated in modern England was an estuary on the shore of that ancient sea.