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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.
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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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The 1.4-acre patch of shingle lies sandwiched between a nuclear power station and a military firing range on the Romney Marshes in Kent.
The accident happened on the A259, near the village of Brookland, on the Romney Marshes, Kent, last night.
Originating in the Romney Marshes of England, they were called, appropriately, Romney Marsh sheep.
Across from thundering Eurostar trains at Ashford International, over on platform 2C, is the two-coach Marshlink trundler, which sets off to jog across the flats of Romney Marshes to Hastings, on a journey into a different world.
Roast salt marsh lamb, raised in the Romney Marshes near the hotel was a succulent main (PS18.50).
The Fly 'n' Dine days out on Saturdays and Sundays start with a welcome drink, followed by a 20-minute pleasure flight over Romney Marshes and a three-course lunch in the aviation theme bar and restaurant.