from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • A borough of northwest England on the Mersey River near its mouth on the Irish Sea. First colonized by Norsemen in the late eighth century, Liverpool received a charter from King John in 1207. Today it is highly industrialized and a major port. Population: 469,000.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • proper n. A seaport on Merseyside, England.
  • proper n. A town in New York State.
  • proper n. A town in Canada.
  • proper n. A town in Australia.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In steeple-chasing, a jump constructed (according to the rules of the National Steeplechase and Hunt Association) of a ditch five feet wide and two feet deep, guarded on the taking-off side by a single rail, and having on the landing side a fence of not less than four feet and six inches in perpendicular height.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a large city in northwestern England; its port is the country's major outlet for industrial exports


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