Penzance
geographical name seaside resort SW England in Cornwall on English Channel population 19,521

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  • PENZANCE — PENZANCE, seaport in S.W. England. Jews trading with the fleet settled here in the mid 18th century and a small community was formed. In 1807 a synagogue was built in New Street, under the auspices of the merchant and distiller Lemon Hart… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Penzance — (spr. pĕnsänß), Stadt (municipal borough) in der englischen Grafschaft Cornwall, an der Mount s Bay, die westlichste Stadt Englands, ihres milden Klimas wegen berühmt, hat (1901) 13,136 Einw. In den Public Buildings befinden sich die Museen des… …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Penzance — (spr. sännß), südwestlichste Stadt Englands, in der Grafsch. Cornwall, an der Mountsbai, (1901) 13.123 E.; Ausfuhr von Kupfer und Zinn …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • Penzance —   [pen zæns], Hafenstadt und Seebad in der County Cornwall, Südwestengland, an der Mount s Bay, 19 500 Einwohner; geologisches Museum; Zentrum eines Frühgemüse , Blumenzucht und Obstbaugebietes.   …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Penzance — place in Cornwall, Pensans (late 13c.), lit. Holy Headland, from Cornish penn head + sans holy …   Etymology dictionary

  • Penzance — [pen zans′] city in SW Cornwall, England, on the English Channel: pop. (1981 census) 19,000 …   English World dictionary

  • Penzance — Infobox UK place official name=Penzance country=England region=South West England map type= Cornwall static static image caption= population=20,255 (2001)cite web url=http://www.statistics.gov.uk/downloads/census2001/ks ua ew part1.pdf format=pdf …   Wikipedia

  • Penzance — /pen zans /, n. a seaport in SW Cornwall, in the SW extremity of England: resort. 19,352. * * * ▪ England, United Kingdom       town (“parish”), Penwith district, administrative and historic county of Cornwall, England. It overlooks Mounts Bay,… …   Universalium

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