Penzance

[ pen-zans ]
/ pɛnˈzæns /

noun

a seaport in southwestern Cornwall, in the southwestern extremity of England: summer resort town.

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Penzance
/ (pɛnˈzæns) /

noun

a town in SW England, in SW Cornwall: the westernmost town in England; resort and fishing port. Pop: 20 255 (2001)
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