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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.
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Truro

a market town in SW England, administrative centre of Cornwall. Pop.: 20 920 (2001)
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During celebrations for his 15th birthday recently, his father Phill Wills told friends and family that he would be moving back to his home in Truro, Cornwall.
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Both now widows, the pair live near Truro, Cornwall, and said the key to a long and happy life is to keep busy and keep smiling.
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Peter George Fox died earlier this year and was an active member of the sailing community near his home in Truro, Cornwall.
Local government worker Ms Grose, from Truro, Cornwall, said: "It was a fantastic event and everyone had an amazing time."
Ann Southcott was employed by the Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust as a clerical worker in Treliske Hospital, Truro, Cornwall. Her dismissal, on 30 September, came the day before the Employment Equality (Age) Regulations were introduced.
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Mr Maslin, the last to be pulled from the water, was undergoing tests in hospital in Truro, Cornwall, last night.
The man said police in Truro, Cornwall, advised him to contact the parents of young offenders and detain adult suspects for a maximum of 30 minutes He said: "If anyone is under 18 we've been told we have to get the stock back and release them."
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The winner, of Truro, Cornwall, took it in his stride when he realised he had won.