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Truro

(tro͝or`ō), town (1991 pop. 11,683), central N.S., Canada, near the head of Cobequid Bay, an arm of the Bay of Fundy. It is a railroad and industrial center, with lumber mills, printing plants, and other factories. The Nova Scotia Agricultural College there is the headquarters of the provincial agricultural extension service. An early Acadian settlement called Cobequid, the town was destroyed (1755) when the Acadians were expelled. After 1759 it received settlers from New England and Northern Ireland, who named the town for Truro, England.

Truro

(tro͝or`ō), city (1991 pop. 16,130), W Cornwall, England, the administrative and commercial center of CornwallCornwall,
county (1991 pop. 469,300), SW England, administratively (since 2009) a unitary authority. Bodmin was the county seat, but the local government is now based in Truro.
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, at the confluence of the Kenwyn and Allen rivers (which form the Truro River) and at head of Falmouth harbor. Historically a port, market town, and tin-mining center, it was the site of Cornwall's stannary courts (courts that oversaw the tin-mining industry); tourism is important to the modern economy. In 1876 Truro became cathedral city; the modern cathedral is in Early English style. The Royal Cornwall Museum is there.

Truro

a market town in SW England, administrative centre of Cornwall. Pop.: 20 920 (2001)
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A statement from GMP Stockport read: "Shortly before 11.30pm on Thursday, May 30, we received reports of a police vehicle on fire on Truro Avenue.
The chairman of Truro magistrates' bench told Liedtke: "If you bump into her, walk the other way."
The victory over the Cornish side came at the sparsely-attended Plainmoor stadium in Devon as Truro are groundsharing with Torquay United since City's Treyew Road ground became earmarked for development.
Truro fire chief Timothy Collins said the victim was "conscious and talking."
Rt Rev Ball told a review into Dowling's crimes by the Diocese of Truro he did not open the "file full of stuff" as police had taken no action at the time.
Owen-Evans will now join Truro until the end of the season as they aim to make the National League South play-offs.
The lane on the inbound stretch of the A39 was part of a wider PS12m scheme of road improvements, which included a new park and ride and redesigned junctions to help the 18,000 people who commute into Truro every day.
NON-LEAGUE ST NEOTS have done their best to avoid a Cornish pasting by travelling to Truro a day early for today's Southern Premier promotion showdown, writes Phil Agius.
Emergency services were called to Garras Wharf in Truro, Cornwall, at 10.53am yesterday to reports the man was lodged in six feet of mud.
Hinckley United .............0 Truro City .........................1 VISITORS Truro survived a late onslaught to wrap up the points in a wind-ravaged game.