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 (bôrn′məth, bo͝orn′-)
A borough of southern England on the English Channel southwest of Southampton. It is a popular resort and fine-arts center.
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1. (Placename) a resort in S England, in Bournemouth unitary authority, Dorset, on the English Channel. Pop: 167 527 (2001)
2. (Placename) a unitary authority in SE Dorset. Pop: 163 700 (2003 est). Area: 46 sq km (17 sq miles)
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(ˈbʊərn məθ, ˈbɔrn-, ˈboʊrn-)

a city in Dorset in S England: seashore resort. 159,900.
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Henley were engaged in writing plays in Bournemouth they made a number of titles, hoping to use them in the future.
There is some one at White's who wants immensely to know you--young Lord Poole, Bournemouth's eldest son.
I'll live anywhere except Bournemouth, Torquay, and Cheltenham.
"Tell me Alleyne Edricson," he broke out, suddenly, as they clattered along the winding track which leads over the Bournemouth hills, "has it not seemed to you that of late the Lady Maude is paler and more silent than is her wont?"
And in this hope she carried off Flora de Barral to Bournemouth for the winter months in the quality of reader and companion.
Bournemouth 0 Forest Green 0 (Bournemouth win 3-0 on pens) EDDIE HOWE saluted goalkeeper Mark Travers after his penalty shoot-out heroics helped Bournemouth squeeze past League Two Forest Green.
BOURNEMOUTH are confident they can hold onto former Dons winger Ryan Fraser for next season, which would see Aberdeen miss out on a PS6 million windfall.
CARDIFF City are again in Premier League action, taking on Bournemouth in the Saturday evening slot this weekend.
TEN years ago, on Boxing Day 2008, I went along to Griffin Park in London and watched a League Two match between Brentford and lowly Bournemouth.

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