Margate


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Mar·gate

 (mär′gāt′, -gət)
A seaside resort of southeast England east of London.

Margate

(ˈmɑːɡeɪt)
n
(Placename) a town and resort in SE England, in E Kent on the Isle of Thanet. Pop: 58 465 (2001)

Mar•gate

(ˈmɑr gɪt, -geɪt)

n.
a city in NE Kent, in SE England: seaside resort. 122,500.
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Noun1.Margate - a grunt with a red mouth that is found from Florida to Brazilmargate - a grunt with a red mouth that is found from Florida to Brazil
grunt - medium-sized tropical marine food fishes that utter grunting sounds when caught
genus Haemulon, Haemulon - type genus of the Haemulidae
References in classic literature ?
I assume he followed the land and passed through what is at present known as Margate Roads, groping his careful way along the hidden sandbanks, whose every tail and spit has its beacon or buoy nowadays.
Never, my dear,' returned the old gentleman, 'except when he went to Margate one Saturday with Mr Tomkinley that had been a teacher at that school he went to, and came back upon the Monday; but he was very ill after that, you remember, my dear; it was quite a dissipation.
The blue-and- white mugs of the present-day roadside inn will be hunted up, all cracked and chipped, and sold for their weight in gold, and rich people will use them for claret cups; and travellers from Japan will buy up all the "Presents from Ramsgate," and "Souvenirs of Margate," that may have escaped destruction, and take them back to Jedo as ancient English curios.
Margate packets were sailing every day, filled with men of fashion and ladies of note, on their way to Brussels and Ghent.
He contrived, in the true tradition of 'Arry at Margate, to look at once startling and commonplace.
All the young clerks are madly in love, and according to their various degrees, pine for bliss with the beloved object, at Margate, Ramsgate, or Gravesend.
Always Bert wore this thing; it was his cherished delusion, based on the advice of a shilling fortune-teller at Margate, that he was weak in the lungs.
I really respect some snuffy old stockbroker who's gone on adding up column after column all his days, and trotting back to his villa at Brixton with some old pug dog he worships, and a dreary little wife sitting at the end of the table, and going off to Margate for a fortnight-- I assure you I know heaps like that--well, they seem to me
You remember the woman at Margate whom I suspected for the same reason.
PDEA Regional Director Emerson Margate told Manila Bulletin Central Visayas ranks 3rd in nationwide assessment of drug-infested barangays.
THE Turner Prize will be announced at a new home - Margate - where the artist the famous award is named after was inspired.
8, said Emerson Margate, PDEA director in Central Luzon.