/ (ˈbrɪdʒˌwɔːtə) /

  1. a town in SW England, in central Somerset. Pop: 36 563 (2001)

Words Nearby Bridgwater

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How to use Bridgwater in a sentence

  • He retired from the Bar in 1856, and entered Parliament next year as member for Bridgwater.

    Adventures in Criticism | Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
  • Gone early to Bridgwater; there is a cattle sale to-day, and he and Mr. Watson went off at six o'clock.

    Under the Mendips | Emma Marshall
  • Blake was the eldest son of a well-to-do merchant, and received his early education at the grammar school of Bridgwater.

  • Thence we hired to Bridgwater; and from Bridgwater on to Bristowe, breaking the journey between the two.

    Lorna Doone | R. D. Blackmore
  • For some years he remained at Bridgwater, chiefly occupied with the care of his mother and brothers and sisters.