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Words used in the names of places

Atoll

noun

used in the names of places

ben

noun

a mountain. Ben is also used in names of mountains, for example ‘Ben Nevis’.

bluff

noun

a steep cliff by the sea or by a river

cape

noun

a large area of land that continues further out into the sea than the land it is part of. This word is often used in the names of places.

Ft

abbreviation

Fort: used in the names of places

mount

noun

a mountain: used in names

Mt

abbreviation

Mount or Mountain: used in the names of mountains

olde

adjective

another way of writing ‘old’, sometimes used in the names of places to make them seem traditional

Pt

abbreviation

Port: used in the names of places

kabaddi

a game in which two teams of seven players take turns to chase and try to touch players on the opposing team

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a response to a scathing comment or unpleasant situation

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