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PAIMPOL

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Originally appearing in Volume V20, Page 456 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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PAIMPOL, a fishing port of western France, in the department of Cotes-du-Nord, 271 M. N.N.W. of St Brieuc by road. Pop. (1906), 2340. Paimpol is well known for its association with the Icelandic cod-fisheries, for which it annually equips a large fleet. Steam sawing and boat-building are carried on; grain, &c., is exported; imports include coal and timber. A tribunal of commerce and a school of flavigation are among the public institutions.
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