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Truro, a city of Cornwall, 8-1/2 miles N. by E. of Falmouth. It is situated at the confluence of the Kenwyn and the Allen, which run into "Truro River," a northern extension of Falmouth Harbour. The quays are accessible for vessels of 100 tons. Tin and copper are are exported in large quantities from the neighbouring mines; and the smelting of tin is an important industry. The Early English cathedral (1880-87) is a graceful example of modern Gothic. The grammar school dates from 1546: