Exmouth


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Exmouth

(ĕk`sməth, –smouth), town (1991 pop. 28,037), Devon, SW England, at the mouth of the Exe River. It is a port and a popular summer resort. In 1347, Exmouth provided 10 ships for the siege of CalaisCalais
, city (1990 pop. 78,836), Pas-de-Calais dept., N France, in Picardy, on the Straits of Dover. An industrial center with a great variety of manufactures, it has been a major commercial seaport and a communications center with England since the Middle Ages.
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Exmouth

a town in SW England, in Devon, at the mouth of the River Exe: tourism, fishing. Pop.: 32 972 (2001)
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In the smoking car there was a man who had just invited Tom to go on a fishing trip to Sandusky Bay.
A little fishing was done in the port, and a quantity of strolling about by night, and looking seaward: particularly at those times when the tide made, and was near flood.
The Prince was away fishing for salmon in the river.
She was at the fishing up of the wrecked plate ships.
In the lowest gallery, I beheld some people fishing with long angling rods, and others looking on.
When Matkah came back from her deep-sea fishing she would go straight to their playground and call as a sheep calls for a lamb, and wait until she heard Kotick bleat.
But no, it will be better if I throw you into the sea whence I drew you out, and I will build a house on the shore to warn fishermen who come to cast their nets here, against fishing up such a wicked genius as you are, who vows to kill the man who frees you.
Every morning he used to go out fishing, and whatever fish he caught he sold to the King.
I WILL get some worms and go fishing and catch a dish of minnows for my dinner," said Mr.
Far better would it be for us who have adopted this accursed service to go back to our own houses, and there employ ourselves in pleasanter occupations -in hunting or fishing, for instance; for what squire in the world is there so poor as not to have a hack and a couple of greyhounds and a fishingrod to amuse himself with in his own village?
THERE was no instance in which the social and kindly dispositions of the Typees were more forcibly evinced than in the manner the conducted their great fishing parties.
Edwards; and I will show you what I call fishing not nibble, nibble, nibble, as ‘Duke does when he goes after the salmon-trout.