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Lyme Regis

Lyme Regis (lĪm rēˈjĭs) [key], town (1991 pop. 3,447), Dorset, SW England. The town is a tourist resort. Paleontological discoveries have been made in the blue Lias rocks quarried near Lyme Regis.

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