[pen-zans] /pɛnˈzæns/

a seaport in SW Cornwall, in the SW extremity of England: resort.
a town in SW England, in SW Cornwall: the westernmost town in England; resort and fishing port. Pop: 20 255 (2001)

place in Cornwall, Pensans (late 13c.), literally “Holy Headland,” from Cornish penn “head” + sans “holy.”


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