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Poole,

borough and unitary authority (2011 pop. 147,645), S England, on the north side of Poole Harbour. Poole has shipbuilding, pottery-making, and other industries. It is a naval supply station and a seaplane base with considerable coastal trade. The main campus of Bournemouth Univ. is there. Within Poole Harbour, to which boaters are attracted, is Brownsea Island, a bird sanctuary.

Poole

 

a city in Great Britain in Dorsetshire, on the English Channel, in the broad bay of Poole Harbor. Population, 111,300 (1971). Poole is a seaport. Shipbuilding and ship repair are important industries, as is the manufacture of dredges and electrical engineering equipment. Located in the city are ceramic and food enterprises. Fishing is carried out. Poole is a center for sailing sports.

Poole

1. a port and resort in S England, in Poole unitary authority, Dorset, on Poole Harbour; seat of Bournemouth University (1992). Pop.: 144 800 (2001)
2. a unitary authority in S England, in Dorset. Pop.: 137 500 (2003 est.). Area: 37 sq. km (14 sq. miles)