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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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And, with Prince Harry and Diego Maradona cheerleading at the Rugby World Cup, perhaps Margate celebrity Tracey Emin should give the pre-match team talk today.
Like all other MD Now Urgent Care facilities, the new Margate center will be open seven days a week from 8 a.
Pugh, of Margate, told police he had turned to graffiti as he was bored of being a father.
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, reference the north Kent area, including Margate from around 1830 and Storm on Margate Sands from between 1835-40.
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".
In that same vein, The City of Margate has selected Shade Systems products in the past, and has cited our remarkably innovative Turn-N-SlideTM easy fastening system as an important feature.
Without a ground of their own at the time, Margate played the tie at Dover and it was a very hostile atmosphere but the Bluebirds, with Robert Earnshaw up front, kept their nerve to record a solid 3-0 win.
A club statement read: "It is with regret that Margate Football Club announces the resignation of Terry Yorath as first team manager.