Saint Austell

/ (ˈɔːstəl) /

nounusually abbreviated to: St Austell
  1. 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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How to use Saint Austell in a sentence

  • The travellers also visited the curious Carclaze tin mine near the town of Saint Austell.

    The Mines and its Wonders | W.H.G. Kingston