- a seaport in Humberside county, in E England at the mouth of the Humber estuary.
- a town in SE Ontario, in S Canada, on the SW shore of Lake Ontario.
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Examples from the Web for grimsby
I have hired Mr. Grimsby to live at my house for the present.The Grammar School Boys of Gridley
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Alfred said you ought to be in England about your Grimsby Land.Letters of Edward FitzGerald
Charlie thanked him heartily, and an hour or two later started for Grimsby.
She's a beauty, sir; and every one in Grimsby and Hull knows it.
To-morrow night we shall be in Grimsby, or perhaps at my home.
- a port in E England, in North East Lincolnshire unitary authority, Lincolnshire, formerly important for fishing. Pop: 87 574 (2001)
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