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Paignton:

see TorbayTorbay,
borough and unitary authority (1991 pop. 54,430), SW England. The borough comprises the towns of Torquay, Paignton, and Brixham. On Tor Bay is a noted tourist resort area, known as the "English Riviera." William of Orange (William III) landed at Brixham in 1688.
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Paignton

a town and resort in SW England, in Devon: administratively part of Torbay since 1968
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