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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In this emergency the Count begged to inquire, on Sir Percival's behalf, whether I would object to give the ladies the benefit of my assistance, by proceeding myself to Torquay in their interests.
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.
2 ANOTHER away day, another win as Gateshead heightened Torquay United's relegation worries with a clean sheet and three points on the south coast.
Then Luke Young's unstoppable 25-yard drive gave Torquay all three points and dropped the Dragons out of the play-off places.