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Cornwall (ˈkɔːnˌwɔːl Pronunciation for Cornwall ; -wəl) 



  1. a former administrative county of SW England; became a unitary authority in 2009: hilly, with a deeply indented coastline. Administrative centre: Truro. Pop: 513 500 (2003 est). Area: 3564 sq km (1376 sq miles)

Example Sentences Including 'Cornwall'

After some detective work I was able to source two small specimens from a nursery in Cornwall.
Glasgow Herald (2001)
By the end of next month I will have taken a long weekend break with my family in Cornwall.
Cutler, Peter Get Out of Debt and Prosper! a 10-step plan that really works
Four months later Mandy Williams's body had been found in the yard of a builders ' merchant in Wadebridge, in Cornwall.
Murray, Stephen Death and Transfiguration
He wrote to her five times from the family's holiday house, near Rock in North Cornwall.
Haines, Pamela The Golden Lion
It is believed the princess had been on a photographic assignment in Cornwall.
Glasgow Herald (2001)
Play continues at all three Cornwall rinks through Sunday.
Ottawa Sun (2003)
Suspected FMD Case Negative Initial tests of a suspected case of foot-and-mouth on a farm in Cornwall have come back negative.
Country Life (2004)
The Ottawa Jr. Sens took care of some big business last weekend when they ousted second-seeded Cornwall in just five games.
Ottawa Sun (2003)
Three months ago almost to the day, after returning from a trip to Cornwall , Dennis cried.
Ian St James Awards At the Stroke of Twelve


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