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Paignton

noun
  1. a town and resort in SW England, in Devon: administratively part of Torbay since 1968
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Historical Examples of paignton

  • When he came to Paignton he was far removed from us; but little by little he reapproached.

    The High Heart

    Basil King

  • When I had recovered I went to a cottage at Paignton, where, when he left the hospital, he joined me.

    The High Heart

    Basil King

  • She was stopping at Paignton with her parents and he was now going to return to her.

    The Red Redmaynes

    Eden Phillpotts

  • Paignton Rob adjusted himself with the greatest nicety into his proper position that day.

    Sea-Dogs All!

    Tom Bevan

  • After this Jeffreys ordered fresh flagons of wine, and asked Paignton Rob for his story.

    Sea-Dogs All!

    Tom Bevan