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Eastbourne

(ēst`bôrn), town (1991 pop. 86,715) and district, East Sussex, SE England. Eastbourne is a popular resort and conference center with a 3-mi (4.8-km) terraced promenade along the sea front, and hosts an important grass-court tennis tournament. In addition to tourism, industries include specialized manufacturing and engineering, book distribution, and e-commerce. Educational institutions include a campus of the Univ. of Brighton. Compton Place (1726–27), seat of the Dukes of Devonshire until 1954, was turned into a school. Beachy HeadBeachy Head,
high chalk cliffs (575 ft/175 m), on the south coast of East Sussex, S England. The battle of Beachy Head, in the War of the Grand Alliance, was fought (1690) between an Anglo-Dutch fleet under the earl of Torrington and the French fleet under the comte de Tourville.
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Eastbourne

 

a county borough in Great Britain on the coast of the English Channel, in the county of East Sussex. Population, 70,500 (1971). Of the gainfully employed, approximately three-fifths is engaged in the provision of services.

Eastbourne is a health resort with a moderately humid, warm climate. Winters are short and mild (average January temperature, 5°C), and summers are not hot (average July temperature, 16°C); precipitation amounts to 700 mm a year. Remedial methods include sea bathing and baths, aerotherapy, heliotherapy, hydrotherapy, and therapeutic calisthenics. Treatment is available for patients with functional disorders of the nervous system, nontuberculous respiratory ailments, anemias, and other ailments. Facilities include hydropathic establishments, swimming pools, and athletic fields and installations.

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Eastbourne

a resort in SE England, in East Sussex on the English Channel. Pop.: 106 592 (2001)
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