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Mother takes girl back to a Spanish resort (6)

Ross

I believe the answer is:

malaga

Here is my best explanation:

'a spanish resort' is the definition.

(seen before)

'mother takes girl back to' is the subsidiary indication.

'mother' becomes 'ma' (ma is a kind of mother).

'takes' says to put letters next to each other.

'girl' becomes 'gal' ('gal' can be a synonym of 'girl'**).

'back' is a reversal indicator.

'to' becomes 'a' (I've seen this in other clues).

'gal' reversed gives 'lag'.

'ma'+'lag'+'a'='malaga'

(Other definitions for malaga that I've seen before include "Sweet wine; Spanish port", "Andalusian city", "Spanish port and resort town", "Costa del Sol resort", "Southern Spanish city and resort", "City of Andalusia", "Andalusian port; wine", "Army rank; not shared", "Spanish city and holiday resort" and "Resort in Andalusia".)

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