Poole

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Poole

 (po͞ol)
A borough of southern England west-southwest of Southampton on Poole Bay, an inlet of the English Channel. Chartered in 1248, Poole is a historic shipbuilding center and port.

Poole

(puːl)
n
1. (Placename) a port and resort in S England, in Poole unitary authority, Dorset, on Poole Harbour; seat of Bournemouth University (1992). Pop: 144 800 (2001)
2. (Placename) a unitary authority in S England, in Dorset. Pop: 137 500 (2003 est). Area: 37 sq km (14 sq miles)