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A borough of southwest England northeast of Plymouth. It has been important since Roman times because of its strategic location.


(Placename) a city in SW England, administrative centre of Devon; university (1955). Pop: 106 772 (2001)


(ˈɛk sɪ tər)

a city in Devonshire, in SW England. 105,100.
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In a morning's excursion to Exeter, they had met with two young ladies, whom Mrs.
And they both long to see you of all things, for they have heard at Exeter that you are the most beautiful creatures in the world; and I have told them it is all very true, and a great deal more.
I'm sure there's a vast many smart beaux in Exeter; but you know, how could I tell what smart beaux there might be about Norland; and I was only afraid the Miss Dashwoods might find it dull at Barton, if they had not so many as they used to have.
Not so the Miss Steeles.--They came from Exeter, well provided with admiration for the use of Sir John Middleton, his family, and all his relations, and no niggardly proportion was now dealt out to his fair cousins, whom they declared to be the most beautiful, elegant, accomplished, and agreeable girls they had ever beheld, and with whom they were particularly anxious to be better acquainted.-- And to be better acquainted therefore, Elinor soon found was their inevitable lot, for as Sir John was entirely on the side of the Miss Steeles, their party would be too strong for opposition, and that kind of intimacy must be submitted to, which consists of sitting an hour or two together in the same room almost every day.
I should come to Exeter to see you at once if you tell me I am privilege to come, and where and when.
Jonathan's friend on "The Exeter News" told him that memory is everything in such work, that you must be able to put down exactly almost every word spoken, even if you had to refine some of it afterwards.
I shall stay in Exeter tonight, for I want to think much over what you have told me, and when I have thought I will ask you questions, if I may.
3:34 train, which will leave you at Paddington before eight." He was surprised at my knowledge of the trains offhand, but he does not know that I have made up all the trains to and from Exeter, so that I may help Jonathan in case he is in a hurry.
He went to Exeter yesterday, and stayed there all night.
ENPNewswire-August 29, 2019--University of Exeter: Exeter Science Park businesses soar with support from global number one incubator
Saracens overcame a spirited Exeter challenge to win an all-action English rugbyPremiership final 37-34 on Saturday and their fourth domestic championship in five years, completing a second double after they won the European Cup three weeks ago.