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A lake of northwest England in the Lake District. William Wordsworth lived nearby, at Dove Cottage in the village of Grasmere, from 1799 to 1808.


(Placename) a village in NW England, in Cumbria at the head of Lake Grasmere: home of William Wordsworth and of Thomas de Quincey


(ˈgræs mɪər, ˈgrɑs-)

1. a lake in Westmoreland, in NW England. 1 mi. (1.6 km) long.
2. a village on this lake: Wordsworth's home 1790–1808.
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It was on their return from this visit that Wordsworth again changed his home and went to live at Dove Cottage, near Grasmere, in the Lake District, which as a boy he had known and loved.
The days at Grasmere flowed along peacefully and almost without an event.
His flight from the active world, so genially celebrated in this newly published poem of The Recluse; his flight to the Vale of Grasmere, like that of some pious youth to the Chartreuse, is the most marked event of his existence.
After their winter in Germany the Wordsworths settled permanently in their native Lake Region, at first in 'Dove Cottage,' in the village of Grasmere.
This month their remains were scattered near Grasmere in the Lake District at a spot where the ashes of Kenneth's late wife Cynthia had been laid.
GRASMERE ACADEMY has every reason to celebrate - after receiving a positive report from the government inspectors, Ofsted.
Together with a smaller project in Grasmere, the objective was to enhance the visitor experience by Optimising Connectivity at key tourist sites.
The Arker Companies has completed a $38 million rehabilitation and preservation project at Elbee Gardens, a 178-unit affordable housing development at 1950 Clove Road in the Grasmere neighborhood of Staten Island.
The Filipino southpaw was stripped of his title after failing to make the grade on his second and final attempt at the scales during the official weigh-in at Hotel Monterey Grasmere here.
FOREST SIDE HOTEL, GRASMERE, CUMBRIA WHERE AND WHY This sophisticated Michelin-starred gastronomic Victorian hotel is in sloping South Lake District woodland.