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A rocky islet of southwest England in the English Channel south of Plymouth. It has been the site of a strategic lighthouse since the 1690s.
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(Placename) a dangerous group of rocks at the W end of the English Channel, southwest of Plymouth: lighthouse
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Ed′dy•stone Rocks′(ˈɛd ə stən)
(usu. with a sing. v.) a group of rocks near the W end of the English Channel, SW of Plymouth, England.
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