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Margate

(mär`gĭt), city (1991 pop. 53,137), in the Isle of Thanet, Kent, SE England. It is a seaport with light industries and, since the late 18th cent., a popular resort, especially for Londoners. Of interest is the Church of St. John the Baptist (partly Norman). Steamer service from London functions in the summer.

Margate

a town and resort in SE England, in E Kent on the Isle of Thanet. Pop.: 58 465 (2001)
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We were not expecting that Central Visayas will be part of the top three drug affected regions nationwide since we have pending barangay applications for declaring some of them as drug free," Margate said.
Turner Contemporary director Victoria Pomery said: "This is a truly transformative opportunity for Margate.
A yacht moored in Margate harbour Lawrence Hall, a spokesman for Zoopla, says: "If you're considering investing in a beach front property, you should consider those resorts receiving government investment - it does have a positive impact on property values.
Apparently Margate is 'having a moment' - as those sickening style magazines would say - with its art scene and foodie festivals attracting hip young cats from London.
Margate has both: Peter's Fish Factory and the Sands Hotel.
Scott was arrested at his home in Ramsgate Road, Margate, at 11.
Margate, on the other hand, was immortalised in a song by Chas & Dave, and has one of the worst rates of boarded-up shops in England.
Sketches in the exhibition, known as colour beginnings, refer to the north Kent area, including Margate from around 1830 and Storm On Margate Sands from 1835-40.
But Margate is much older than the intricate pattern of winding streets and charming small Georgian squares that lie just inland from its wide bay and chalk cliff.
He said the two families would visit Margate privately in the summer "and remember our daughters our way".
Davies told the court he feared Ritch was part of a gang bent on harming or killing him moments after he had been assaulted by someone else on the streets of Margate.
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