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margate

[mahr-git, -geyt]
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noun
  1. a red-mouthed grunt, Haemulon album, inhabiting Atlantic waters from Florida to Brazil, valued as a food fish.
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Origin of margate

First recorded in 1725–35; perhaps after Margate

Margate

[mahr-git, -geyt for 1; mahr-geyt for 2]
noun
  1. a city in NE Kent, in SE England: seaside resort.
  2. a city in SE Florida.
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Margate

noun
  1. a town and resort in SE England, in E Kent on the Isle of Thanet. Pop: 58 465 (2001)
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