Torquay


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Tor·quay

 (tôr-kā′, tôr′kā′)
A town of southwest England east-northeast of Plymouth. It is a popular seaside resort.

Torquay

(ˌtɔːˈkiː)
n
(Placename) a town and resort in SW England, in Torbay unitary authority, S Devon. Pop: 62 968 (2001)
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But before they went there, it was his opinion, confirmed by Count Fosco (who here took up the conversation and continued it to the end), that they would benefit by a short residence first in the genial climate of Torquay. The great object, therefore, was to engage lodgings at that place, affording all the comforts and advantages of which they stood in need, and the great difficulty was to find an experienced person capable of choosing the sort of residence which they wanted.
I next respectfully suggested writing to an agent at Torquay, but I was met here by being reminded of the imprudence of taking lodgings without first seeing them.
It was thereupon arranged that I should leave the next morning, that I should occupy one or two days in examining all the most convenient houses in Torquay, and that I should return with my report as soon as I conveniently could.
The result of my errand at Torquay was exactly what I had foreseen.
He had stayed at the boarding-house of Madame Charpentier, in Torquay Terrace, Camberwell.
Drebber, residing at Charpentier's Boarding Establishment, Torquay Terrace.
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.
"I hear you have been to Torquay," he said, looking at her critically, "it seems to have agreed with you.
I'll live anywhere except Bournemouth, Torquay, and Cheltenham.
Muriel is in Torquay enjoying herself greatly at dances.
Josh Casey reckons leaders Torquay United could be feeling the pressure in the National League South title race after their shock 2-1 home loss to bottom club Weston-super-Mare.
Ryan Bowman (right), who scored Torquay's two goals in the 2-2 draw against Gateshead last season, got the Heed's opener on the half-hour mark on his return to Plainmoor.