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1. (Placename) a unitary authority in SW England, in Devon, consisting of Torquay and two neighbouring coastal resorts. Pop: 131 300 (2003 est). Area: 63 sq km (24 sq miles)
2. (Placename) Also: Tor Bay an inlet of the English Channel on the coast of SW England, near Torquay


(ˈtɔrˈbeɪ, -ˌbeɪ)

a borough in S Devonshire, in SW England: seaside resort. 117,700.
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I’ve often heard of that Bay of State,” said Benjamin, “but can’t say that I’ve ever been in it, nor do I know exactly whereaway it is that it lays; but I suppose there is good anchorage in it, and that it’s no bad place for the taking of ling; but for size it can’t be so much as a yawl to a sloop of war compared with the Bay of Biscay, or, mayhap, Torbay.
One was taken by the Algerines, and the other was lost on the Start, near Torbay, and all the people drowned except three; so that in either of those vessels I had been made miserable.
Torbay, which contains Torquay, and Denbighshire, where Rhyl is situated, were both on the list of places with the highest overall insolvency rates in England and Wales in 2014, as were Scarborough and Blackpool.
Coastguards, a helicopter search team and specialist divers were scrambled to the scene and she was found beneath the overturned vessel in Brixham Harbour in Torbay, Devon.
The small wooden church, perched on a steep hillside overlooking Torbay Bight, serves a community of 7,397.
Departs Apr, Jun, Sept 2015 explore the unique, everchanging, evergrowing Eden Project, with its iconic 'biomes' housing exotic flora from around the world, marvel at the breathtaking lost acres of Heligan, rediscovered after 70 years of neglect, and stay in beautiful coastal Torbay.
Departs 15 May, 4 September & 9 October 2015 Stay in beautiful Torbay and visit two of Britain's most fascinating attractions.
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During this time she has been pro-active within the CPHVA, initially writing book reviews in the 1980s for Community Practitioner, fulfilling the role of chair of the local Torbay branch, and acting as a steward at national conferences in Harrogate and Torbay.
Exeter Crown Court heard Ahmed, who was working at Torbay Hospital, would section his victims' beds off from the rest of the ward so he was alone with them.
Ahmed carried out most of his offences while working as a trainee surgeon at Torbay Hospital, Devon, where he sectioned his victims' beds off from the rest of the ward so he was alone with them.
NNA - President of the Republic, Michel Sleiman, represented by the Director General of the Ministry of Culture, on Monday decorated the eminent Lebanese Professor George Torbay with the top-notch Golden Order of Merit, in appreciation for his abundant cultural bounties.