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Weston-super-Mare

Weston-super-Mare (wĕst´ən-sōō´pər-mâr), city (1991 pop. 60,821), North Somerset, SW England, on the Bristol Channel. It is a seaside resort with attractions that include Worlebury Hill, with its Iron Age hill fort and beautiful view of the opposite coast of Wales; a long esplanade; and Brean Down, a bird sanctuary. The historic Grand Pier (opened 1904) was destroyed by fire in 2008. There are light industries with products that include shoes, aluminum window frames, and scientific instruments.

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