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Fecamp, a Norman seaport on the English Channel, in the department of Seine-Inferieure, at the mouth of a river, 23 miles N.E. of Le Havre. It is built in a narrow valley opening between two cliffs, and consists principally of one street of two miles in length, and is marked by a lighthouse. There is an inner harbour with a quay, and there is a considerable trade in Baltic and colonial produce. Many of the inhabitants are employed in the whale, cod, herring, and mackerel fisheries. There are cotton- and oil-mills, sugar refineries, etc., and the Abbey produces the renowned Benedictine liqueur.