a town in SW England, in central Somerset. Pop: 36 563 (2001)
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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.The Boy who sailed with Blake | W.H.G. Kingston