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  • proper n. A coastal town in Kent, England


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  • In the church of St Peter on the East Cliff in Folkestone, Kent, this morning, the sermon was of battles.

    Church of England parish sings battle hymns as it plans move to Rome

  • • Finsbury could offer its services to Father Stephen Bould, whose parish in Folkestone, Kent, may be the first to defect wholesale from the Church of England to Rome because of the former's embrace of female bishops.


  • I understand from friends in Folkestone that Michael Howard will announce this evening at a meeting in his constituency that he is to stand down from the House of Commons at the next election.

    Michael Howard to Step Down

  • Autogena's project aims to build two new mirrors - one in Folkestone, the other 25 miles away at Wimereux in France - for listening to the sea and, ideally, communicating between the two stations by voice, as these modern mirrors span a canal.

    Archive 2004-05-01

  • We stopped in Folkestone until Tuesday, and then Richard and I got into a sleigh, which took us over the snow from the hotel to the boat.

    The Romance of Isabel, Lady Burton

  • I then incorrectly suggested he was the Lib Dem candidate in Folkestone.

    Detritus: 18 Doughty Street, liberal blogging and David Cameron

  • Some kids in this area even get offered places at Sittingbourne or Folkestone, which is 50 miles away. - Telegraph online, Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph

  • We have been working hard with schools over the last few years, encouraging the establishment of Academies such as Folkestone, Leigh and New Line Learning.

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  • From Folkestone we were transferred to a camp in Exeter where I stayed for five days and was then given seven days survival leave.

    Robert Cunliffe

  • I waited about two days, on the beach and in the water, for evacuation and was picked up by a navy rowing boat and taken to HMS Skipjack, a navy minesweeper, which delivered us across the channel and landed us at Folkestone.

    Robert Cunliffe


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