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Poole

[pool]
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noun
  1. a port in Dorset, in S England.
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  • "There always has been mud in Poole Harbour," said Mrs. Munt, with a slight frown.

    Howards End

    E. M. Forster

  • There was a long silence, during which the tide returned into Poole Harbour.

    Howards End

    E. M. Forster

  • It was shown but for half a minute, just as the bells of Poole Church struck nine.

    No Surrender!

    G. A. Henty

  • The Henriette came into Poole this morning, but we never trouble about her.

    No Surrender!

    G. A. Henty

  • No, I am sorry to say there is not; but I have every hope that we shall find he has got to Poole before us.

    No Surrender!

    G. A. Henty


British Dictionary definitions for poole

Poole

noun
  1. a port and resort in S England, in Poole unitary authority, Dorset, on Poole Harbour; seat of Bournemouth University (1992). Pop: 144 800 (2001)
  2. a unitary authority in S England, in Dorset. Pop: 137 500 (2003 est). Area: 37 sq km (14 sq miles)
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