Romney Marsh

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Romney Marsh

(rŭm`nē), region, c.70 sq mi (180 sq km), Kent, SE England, extending c.9 mi (15 km) inland. A former coastal marsh, the region has been wholly reclaimed to provide fertile pastureland. Romney Marsh sheep are well known.

Romney Marsh

1. a marshy area of SE England, on the Kent coast between New Romney and Rye: includes Dungeness
2. a type of hardy British sheep from this area, with long wool, bred for mutton
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Ed Miliband the Secretary of State for Energy at the Little Cheyne Court wind Farm, which he officially opened on the Romney Marshes in Kent,
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