Melcombe Regis


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Melcombe Regis,

England: see Weymouth and Melcombe RegisWeymouth and Melcombe Regis
, town (1991 pop. 38,384), Dorset, SW England, on Weymouth Bay. It is a port and a resort town with wide beaches. The port was active in the wool trade in the Middle Ages.
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The present town of Weymouth, which originally consisted of Weymouth and Melcombe Regis, was granted its first charter in 1252.