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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
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(ˈtɔrˈbeɪ, -ˌbeɪ)

a borough in S Devonshire, in SW England: seaside resort. 117,700.
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It was not "Ireson's Ride" that the woman delivered, but some sort of poem about a fishing-port called Brixham and a fleet of trawlers beating in against storm by night, while the women made a guiding fire at the head of the quay with everything they could lay hands on.
"And when the boats of Brixham Go out to face the gales, Think of the love that travels Like light upon their sails!"
Coastguards at Brixham said the unnamed pair, one from Birmingham and one from Plymouth University, misjudged the tide times and had to take to the cliffs to escape the rising sea water.
The 26-strong fleet from around the world, the largest of which is the 340ft Russian vessel Kruzenshter, is currently scattered at ports including Weymouth, Dartmouth, Brixham, Torbay and Portland.
In Brixham, he meets architect Neil and his partner Jackie who've taken on the enormous task of restoring a forgotten church.
9 - Brixham You can cross the river Dart by car ferry to Brixham which is situated in South Devon's beautiful Tor Bay on the English Riviera; the bay consists of Torquay, Paignton and Brixham.
From pounds 179 for 4 days 9th October 2009 - British coaching, local pick up points - 3 nights Dinner, Bed & Breakfast with en-suite facilities at The Overmead Hotel, Torquay - Included excursion to Brixham & Dartmouth - Evening entertainment
Louis Price, 14, from Badminton Road, Newport, disappeared off Brixham, South Devon, on August 12 after diving with his father Stephen from their rigid inflatable craft.
Brixham coastguard Dave Scullion said: "We were concerned for them."
Single storey side extension at 33 Brixham Drive, Wyken, Land to the rear of 169 Ansty Road, Wyken - erection of single storey rear/side extension to create a separate retail unit (use class A1), car parking provision, verge crossing and boundary treatment
Setting up shop in a wreck lying only a few miles off Brixham could be a new arrival's biggest mistake.