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[ramz-geyt; British ramz-git] /ˈræmzˌgeɪt; British ˈræmz gɪt/
a seaport in NE Kent, in SE England: resort. Unabridged
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  • Susan had now to wonder what sort of things Bahia girls were, and why she kept them at Ramsgate.

    Susan Amy Walton
  • Some said, 'The Ramsgate lifeboat has been here and taken the man off.'

    Heroes of the Goodwin Sands Thomas Stanley Treanor
  • A Broadstairs hovelling-lugger, while cruising about, fell in with her, and succeeded in bringing her into Ramsgate.

    Storm Warriors John Gilmore
  • Thirteen youngsters were seen dancing in a ring on the Ramsgate sands.

    The Canterbury Puzzles Henry Ernest Dudeney
  • Mrs. Dove and the children are down at Ramsgate, and he's here all night.

    The Eustace Diamonds Anthony Trollope
  • In consequence of this I left for Ramsgate by the “Marguerite” some days later.

    Marge Askinforit Barry Pain
  • Another great object of interest at Ramsgate was the conflict with Rome.

    Edward Hoare, M.A. Edward Hoare
  • We had not taken a pilot at Ramsgate, being confident of obtaining one off Flushing.

    Captain Canot Brantz Mayer
  • Ramsgate would be of no value but for the two constructed piers.

    The Old Road Hilaire Belloc
  • In this state he was taken back to Ramsgate and conveyed to the hospital.

British Dictionary definitions for Ramsgate


a port and resort in SE England, in E Kent on the North Sea coast. Pop: 37 967 (2001)
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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