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  1. a market town in SW England, in Cornwall, near Bodmin Moor, a granite upland rising to 420 m (1375 ft). Pop: 12 778 (2001)
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Historical Examples

  • Even so far west as Bodmin the prisoners are numerous and threatening.

    William Pitt and the Great War

    John Holland Rose

  • Still I did not want to be sent to Bodmin Gaol without a struggle.

    The Birthright

    Joseph Hocking

  • I have not been in Bodmin for nigh a week, nor hath any thence been here.

    Robin Tremayne

    Emily Sarah Holt

  • For a little while after this, all was quiet in Bodmin; but the end was not come yet.

    Robin Tremayne

    Emily Sarah Holt

  • Inscribed at Bodmin, die Veneris, the fourth in the month of October.

    Robin Tremayne

    Emily Sarah Holt