ROMNEY, NEW


ROMNEY, NEW
   (1), one of the old CINQUE PORTS (q.v.), in S. Kent, 8 m. SW. of Hythe; the sea has receded from its shores, leaving it no longer a port; as centre of a fine pastoral district it has an important sheep fair; the little village of Old Romney lies 1½ m. inland.

The Nuttall Encyclopaedia. . 1907.

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  • New Romney — For the former parliamentary borough, see New Romney (UK Parliament constituency). Coordinates: 50°59′06″N 0°56′28″E / 50.985°N 0.941°E / …   Wikipedia

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  • New Romney (UK Parliament constituency) — New Romney Former Cinque Port constituency for the House of Commons 1371 (1371)–1832 (1832) …   Wikipedia

  • New Hampshire Republican primary, 2008 — 2000 ← January 8, 2008 (2008 01 08) …   Wikipedia


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