Margate City (märˈgāt, –gĭt) [key], resort and residential city (1990 pop. 8,431), Atlantic co., SE N.J., on the Atlantic Ocean; inc. 1897. Margate City, about 4 mi (6 km) S of Atlantic City's crowded casinos and urban downtown, is known for its pleasant beaches and for its large, old homes, intermixed with expensive, renovated modern residences.
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