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Trowbridge

(trō`brĭj, trou`–), town (1991 pop. 27,299), Wiltshire, S England. It is a market town and a long-established center for the manufacture of woolen goods. Brewing, food processing, and light engineering are also important industries. The 13th-century parish church contains the tomb of the poet George CrabbeCrabbe, George,
1754–1832, English poet, b. Aldeburgh, Suffolk. After practicing medicine for a short time, he went to London in 1780, hoping to earn money by his writing.
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, rector of Trowbridge from 1814 to 1832. A College of Further Education is in Trowbridge.

Trowbridge

a market town in SW England, administrative centre of Wiltshire: woollen manufacturing. Pop.: 34 401 (2001)
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