Penzance


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Pen·zance

 (pĕn-zăns′)
A town of southwest England west-southwest of Plymouth. It is a port and summer resort and was frequently raided by pirates until the 1700s.
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Penzance

(pɛnˈzæns)
n
(Placename) a town in SW England, in SW Cornwall: the westernmost town in England; resort and fishing port. Pop: 20 255 (2001)
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Pen•zance

(pɛnˈzæns)

n.
a seaport in SW Cornwall, in the SW extremity of England: resort. 19,521.
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"And if you weren't my sister's husband," Nichols retorted, turning away, "I'd take a little trip over to Penzance and say a few words at the Police Station there."
He went off on the eight o'clock boat for Penzance."
The letter was dated, "Penzance"; and the doctor wrote, as he spoke, without ceremony.
MacGlue's opinion, the wise course to take would be to return to the South before the autumn was further advanced, and to make our arrangements for passing the coming winter at Penzance or Torquay.
The clown at the piano played the constabulary chorus in the "Pirates of Penzance," but it was drowned in the deafening applause, for every gesture of the great comic actor was an admirable though restrained version of the carriage and manner of the police.
Arnaud and Fiona make your stay in Penzance something special.
PM&L Theatre's production of Gilbert and Sullivan's "The Pirates of Penzance" opens July 26 and will run Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays until Aug.
The Pirates of Penzance PIRATES ON A SCREEN NEAR YOU THE operatic directorial debut of Vera Drake and Secret And Lies film director Mike Leigh can be seen on cinema screens this month.
Washington, DC-based developer Penzance has announced it has closed on the investment of Capitol Place III, a Class B office building in Capitol Hill, the company said.
THE Ashbeian Musical Theatre Group is delighted to be bringing The Pirates of Penzance - Broadway version to Ashby School.
Passengers can leave their car at Land's End, or there is a park and ride service which will chauffeur them from Penzance train station in 15 minutes.