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

  • A borough of northwest England northeast of Liverpool. An important market town in the Middle Ages, it is an industrial city in a coal-mining region. Population: 81,200.

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  • proper n. A town in Greater Manchester, England.


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