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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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Bourne•mouth(ˈbʊərn məθ, ˈbɔrn-, ˈboʊrn-)
a city in Dorset in S England: seashore resort. 159,900.
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