Market-town sentence example

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  • The three chief divisions are as follows: - (I) Chipping or High Barnet, a market town and urban district (Barnet), pop. (1901) 7876.
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  • Nevertheless thirty years later it is described by Leland as the westernmost market town in Cornwall "with no socur for Botes or shippes but a forsed Pere or Key."
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  • The ancient market town of Hartlepool lies on a peninsula which forms the termination of a southeastward sweep of the coast and embraces the bay.
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  • A market town since the 14th century, Korsor has ruins of an old fortified castle, on the south side of the channel, dating from the 14th and 17th centuries.
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  • Airdrie was a market town in 1695, but owes its prosperity to the great coal and iron beds in its vicinity.
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  • Forty years later Norden describes it as an incorporation and market town.
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  • According to Leland, Darlington was in his time the best market town in the bishopric with the exception of Durham.
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  • Ardmore is the market-town and distributing point for the surrounding agricultural region, which is the home of a large part of the Chickasaw and Choctaw nations.
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  • Hexham was at one time the market town of a large agricultural district.
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  • Blackburn was for some time the chief town of a district called Blackburnshire, and as early as the reign of Elizabeth ranked as a flourishing market town.
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  • This caused a village to spring up, and it afterwards increased so much as to become a market town.
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  • The development of the town is modern, as it was created a market town in 1828, incorporated in 1857, and created a parliamentary borough, returning one member, in 1867.
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  • He had just made choice of the admirable site of the old market-town of Bagdad when the tidings came of the rising of Mahommed in Medina.
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  • Leland gives an interesting account of the town in the 16th century, and while showing that the manufacture of clothing was the chief industry, says also that Wakefield is "a very quik market town and meatly large, well served of flesh and fish both from sea and by rivers ...
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  • At the outbreak of the War of Independence Worcester was little more than a country market town.
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  • Velez „ Among the smaller towns which deserve mention are Ambalema on the upper Magdalena, celebrated for its tobacco and cigars; Buenaventura (q.v.); Chaparral (9000), a market town of Tolima in the valley of the Saldana, with coal, iron and petroleum in its vicinity; Honda (6000), an important commercial centre at the head of navigation on the lower Magdalena; Girardot, a railway centre on the upper Magdalena; and Quibd6, a small river town at the head of navigation on the Atrato.
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  • Chemnitz (Kaminizi) was originally a settlement of the Sorbian Wends and became a market town in 1143.
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  • Springfield remained little more than a large country market town until the completion of the Boston & Albany railway in 1839.
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  • This is an ancient and prosperous market town of picturesque old houses clustering round a fine parish church, with a high embattled tower, and a remarkable south porch with parvise.
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  • Almost everything connected with bee-craft has been revolutionized, and apiculture, instead of being classed with such homely rural occupations as that of the country housewife who carries a few eggs weekly to the market-town in her basket, is to-day regarded in many countries as a pursuit of considerable import ance.
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  • Lewes declares A market town in East Sussex has been declared an air quality management area due to street canyon problems.
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  • Day 1: arrival in Forcalquier, a medieval market town crowned by a citadel which affords sweeping views over the surrounding countryside.
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  • We journey south to Bakewell, a delightful Market town nestling in the Peak District.
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  • A cozy, detached character cottage nestling on a peaceful hillside overlooking the market town of Belper.
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  • Set in a rural location near the Georgian market town of Thirsk with it's popular racecourse.
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  • We are proud to be the first market town in England to hold a closed road rally in the town center.
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  • They used to run a smallholding on their small plot of land a mile from the nearest market town of Fenton.
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  • Bury St Edmunds is a Suffolk market town steeped in history.
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  • It is divided into two parts, the ancient market town lying about r m.
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  • Set in a rural location near the Georgian market town of Thirsk with it 's popular racecourse.
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  • The ancient stannary market town of Tavistock is 6 miles to the east.
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