Exmouth

Exmouth (ĕkˈsməth, –smouth) [key], town (1991 pop. 28,037), Devon, SW England, at the mouth of the Exe River. It is a port and a popular summer resort. In 1347, Exmouth provided 10 ships for the siege of Calais.

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