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Morecambe and Heysham

Morecambe and Heysham (môrˈkəm, hēˈshəm, hēˈsəm) [key], town (1991 pop. 41,432), Lancashire, NW England, on Morecambe Bay. Morecambe, a seaside resort, and Heysham, a port with service to Belfast, were joined in 1928. Nearby is an unusual single-celled chapel dating from before the Norman conquest.

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