/ (ˈɔːstəl) /
noun usually abbreviated to: St Austell
a town in SW England, in S Cornwall on St Austell Bay (an inlet of the English Channel): centre for the now-declining china clay industry; the Eden Project, a rainforest environment in the world's largest greenhouse, is nearby; administratively part of St Austell with Fowey 1968-74. Pop (with Fowey): 22 658 (2001)
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