Queenborough in Sheppey
/ (ˈkwiːnbərə, ˈʃɛpɪ) /
a town in SE England, in Kent: formed in 1968 by the amalgamation of Queenborough, Sheerness, and Sheppey. Pop: 3471 (2001)
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