a town in SW England, in Devon, at the mouth of the River Exe: tourism, fishing. Pop: 32 972 (2001)

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Examples from the Web for exmouth

Historical Examples of exmouth

  • He was born at Exmouth,” she answered; “is Exmouth in Norfolk?

    Robin Tremayne

    Emily Sarah Holt

  • I was knocking about Exmouth with nothing to do, and it was pleasant to be at work on something.

    In Greek Waters

    G. A. Henty

  • In 1907 only 2627 inches of rain fell at Exmouth, for example.


    Francis A. Knight

  • Mutimer came to Exmouth when she had been there three weeks, and he stayed four days.


    George Gissing

  • The enchanted life of those first weeks at Exmouth was now resumed.


    George Gissing