Cornwall


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Corn·wall

 (kôrn′wôl′)
A region of extreme southwest England on a peninsula bounded by the Atlantic Ocean and English Channel. Its tin and copper mines were known to ancient Greek traders.

Cornwall

(ˈkɔːnˌwɔːl; -wəl)
n
(Placename) 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)

Corn•wall

(ˈkɔrn wɔl; esp. Brit. -wəl)

n.
1. a county in SW England. 475,200; 1369 sq. mi. (3545 sq. km).
2. a city in SE Ontario, in S Canada, SW of Ottawa, on the St. Lawrence. 51,000.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Cornwall - a hilly county in southwestern EnglandCornwall - a hilly county in southwestern England
England - a division of the United Kingdom
Cornishman - a man who is a native or inhabitant of Cornwall
Cornishwoman - a woman who is a native or resident of Cornwall
Translations

Cornwall

[ˈkɔːnwəl] NCornualles m

Cornwall

[ˈkɔːrnwɔːl] nCornouailles f
in Cornwall → en Cornouailles

Cornwall

nCornwall nt

Cornwall

[ˈkɔːnwl] nCornovaglia
References in classic literature ?
So it came about that the stories which were told in Wales and in Cornwall were told in Brittany also.
Put everything in hand, and be ready to come down to Cornwall with me on Monday.
He heard Fanshaw add that his country was full of such quaint fables and idioms; it was the very home of romance; he even pitted this part of Cornwall against Devonshire, as a claimant to the laurels of Elizabethan seamanship.
Now you shall see whether I exaggerate about the mariners of Cornwall.
Always some little thing to be done," he said with idiotic cheerfulness; "as George Herbert says: `Who sweeps an Admiral's garden in Cornwall as for Thy laws makes that and the action fine.
You're not of the Clennams of Cornwall, Mr Clennam?
I am spending my autumn holiday in the far West of Cornwall.
And this blessed gift of venerating love has been given to too many humble craftsmen since the world began for us to feel any surprise that it should have existed in the soul of a Methodist carpenter half a century ago, while there was yet a lingering after-glow from the time when Wesley and his fellow-labourer fed on the hips and haws of the Cornwall hedges, after exhausting limbs and lungs in carrying a divine message to the poor.
Austrey, at his country-seat in Cornwall and at St.
He took with him his brother John, the second child of a poor couple in Cornwall, and, together, these men, between 1829 and 1831, redescended the river from Boussa to its mouth, describing it village by village, mile by mile.
The meet the buyer day will include details of cornwall councils upcoming capital investment programme and how the services procured under this framework will be used to supplement cornwall councils capacity to deliver large complex projects.
In South East Cornwall, the constituency office of the local Tory MP, Sheryll Murray, is one of 80 bodies - including schools, police stations, GP surgeries, Jobcentres and so on - directing the destitute to the Liskeard and Looe food bank.