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Exe

Exe (ĕks) [key], river, c.55 mi (90 km) long, rising in the Exmoor, Somerset, SW England, and flowing S across the Cornwall peninsula, past Exeter to the English Channel at Exmouth. Salmon and shellfish are taken from the river; many waterfowl are found along its narrow estuary.

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