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Ramsgate

(rămz`gĭt), town (1991 pop. 36,678), in the Isle of Thanet, Kent, SE England. Ramsgate is a resort and yachting harbor. The town began as a fishing settlement, and extensive trade with Baltic ports developed early in the 18th cent. Queen Victoria lived there as a young princess. Examples of Regency architecture are prevalent. During World War II troops that were evacuated from Dunkirk (1940) landed at Ramsgate. Caves in the cliffs provided bombproof shelters during the war.

Ramsgate

a port and resort in SE England, in E Kent on the North Sea coast. Pop.: 37 967 (2001)
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THE Government is set to clamp down on transport companies causing delays in the export of live animals from the Port of Ramsgate in Kent.
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Just four per cent of pupils from the Ramsgate School in Kent achieved five A*-C grades in 2003, 2002 and 2001, and in 2000 the figure was even worse at three per cent.
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