Lyme Regis

/ (laɪm ˈriːdʒɪs) /


noun
  1. a resort in S England, in Dorset, on the English Channel: noted for finds of prehistoric fossils. Pop: 4406 (2001)

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How to use Lyme Regis in a sentence

  • After tossing about for twenty-two hours in a raging sea, it drifted with the tide into Lyme Regis, with forty men on board.

  • Lyme Regis has never been a large town, but it has from very early times been a place of some importance.

  • In a small place like Lyme Regis it would surely not be difficult to find somebody who would introduce them.

    Love Among the Chickens | P. G. Wodehouse
  • To a man the tradesmen of Lyme Regis seemed as deficient in simple faith as they were in Norman blood.

    Love Among the Chickens | P. G. Wodehouse
  • There was a chance that aggressive measures would be confined to the enemy at our gates, the tradesmen of Lyme Regis.

    Love Among the Chickens | P. G. Wodehouse