margate

[ mahr-git, -geyt ]
/ ˈmɑr gɪt, -geɪt /

noun

a red-mouthed grunt, Haemulon album, inhabiting Atlantic waters from Florida to Brazil, valued as a food fish.

Origin of margate

First recorded in 1725–35; perhaps after Margate

Definition for margate (2 of 2)

Margate
[ mahr-git, -geyt for 1; mahr-geyt for 2 ]
/ ˈmɑr gɪt, -geɪt for 1; ˈmɑr geɪt for 2 /

noun

a city in NE Kent, in SE England: seaside resort.
a city in SE Florida.
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Margate
/ (ˈmɑːɡeɪt) /

noun

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