American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- A borough of northwest England north of Manchester. It grew as a coal-mining and textile center. Population: 73,000.
“BURNLEY: Blackburn pushed bitter rivals Burnley closer to relegation from the Premier League as David Dunn's controversial penalty secured a 1-0 win at Turf Moor on Sunday.”
“BURNLEY, England (AP) - Burnley has suspended Joey Gudjonsson for two weeks while the Premier League club investigates the midfielder's disparaging comments about manager Brian Laws.”
“BURNLEY, England -- Roman Pavlyuchenko scored in the 118th minute to send Carling Cup holder Tottenham into a second successive final, sparing the English Premier League side an embarrassing loss to Burnley on Wednesday.”
“BURNLEY, England (AFP) - Wade Elliott hit a superb second half equaliser as Burnley rescued a 1-1 draw against Fulham at Turf Moor on Saturday.”
“Lyte had accounted for three kokuas, and between us we untangled Burnley from a couple more.”
“They have a sausage in Burnley named 'The Beast' now!”
“I bet the Chief Officers in Burnley were over the moon with that first question on one of the most widely-anticipated TV programmes of the year! on April 16, 2010 at 9: 27 pm pc hawkeye”
“Didn't a BNP candidate in Burnley just get the jail for storing chemicals 'to prepare for a Civil War'?”
“Howard certainly seems to have written off the Tory vote in Burnley - but the references in the BNPs report to 'Hecht' will only resonate with a core racist vote, when their need is to appeal to what Trevor Phillips called 'genteel xenophobia'.”
“Javaid’s dad, Nadeem Iqbal, 48, a consultant anaesthetist based in Burnley General Hospital, said: "My son is psychologically traumatised by this experience and said he doesn’t want to fly to America again.”
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