Bognor Regis

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Bognor Regis

(bŏg`nər rē`jĭs), city (1991 pop. 50,323), West Sussex, S central England. It is a seaside resort. At nearby Felpham is the cottage where the poet William BlakeBlake, William,
1757–1827, English poet and artist, b. London. Although he exerted a great influence on English romanticism, Blake defies characterization by school, movement, or even period.
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 lived from 1801 to 1804. The title Regis was granted to the town after George V convalesced there in 1929.

Bognor Regis

 

a seaside health resort in Great Britain, situated on the English Channel 40 km west of Brighton. The climate is moderately humid and warm, with small seasonal temperature variations. Winters are mild with average January temperatures of 5° C, and summers are cool with average July temperatures of 16° C. Annual precipitation is about 700 mm. There is a good fine-sand beach; sports include sailing and rowing. Therapeutic remedies include aeroheliotherapy and sea bathing. There is treatment for individuals suffering from chronic pneumonia, upper respiratory catarrh, and other disorders.

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Bognor Regis

a resort in S England, in West Sussex on the English Channel: electronics industries. Regis was added to the name after King George V's convalescence there in 1929. Pop.: 62 141 (2001)