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Bath (spr. Bäth), engl. Stadt in der Grafschaft Somerset, am schiffbaren Avon, 60000 E., bedeutendster Badeort Englands mit salin.-alkal. Quellen; Bischoffsitz, prächtige Kathedrale, Bazar, Theater, Kranken- und Findelhaus, Papierfabriken, Galanteriewaaren, bedeutender Handelsplatz.


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