Definitions

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  • proper n. A town and seaside resort in southern Devon

Etymologies

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From tor + quay

Examples

  • UK Serials Group Annual Conference is calling for bloggers for the 2009 conference in Torquay, UK to be held on the 30 March to 1 April 2009.

    Call for bloggers: UKSG annual conference

  • So congratulations to Adrian Sanders, who is quoted in Torquay's Herald Express as saying:

    Archive 2008-07-01

  • Then there was talk among them, and the word Torquay was mentioned.

    Love Eternal

  • I read yesterday that residents of the Torquay are already having their peace and quiet disturbed by the broadcasting of the early-morning call to prayer to hundreds of Muslims who have been converging on the Trevelgue Holiday Park where they have been celebrating the Persian new year.

    Archive 2008-03-01

  • To better understand how investors found themselves in their predicament, it helps to take a look at a synthetic CDO called Torquay -- named after a small town in Australia's Victoria state, famed for its surfing.

    Insurance Deals Spread Pain of U.S. Defaults World-Wide

  • I heard her breathe: "Torquay ..." and fell to filling up my pipe again.

    Movie Night

  • And if we was living comfortable at some genteel place, such as Torquay or the like, of course you wouldn't want to be going out to Dragons every evening then.

    Rachel Ray, volume 2

  • Mr Carlile said he was aware of community frustration with lengthy delays on GORCC projects such as Torquay's boat ramp and Fisherman's Beach redevelopment.

    Star News Group

  • "We were really pleased with our temporary locations last year, which generally traded very well and even encouraged us to convert a handful, such as Torquay and Bury, into more permanent sites," HMV's group property director Mark Bowles told MCV.

    The game retail industry according to MCV

  • Other location shots of 'Torquay' in episodes such as

    A Tangled Web

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