What is Manchester?

  • (noun): A city in northwestern England (30 miles east of Liverpool); heart of the most densely populated area of England.
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Manchester i/ˈmæntʃɛstər/ is a city and metropolitan borough in Greater Manchester, England, with an estimated population of 503,000. Manchester lies within the United Kingdom's third largest urban area; the Greater Manchester Urban Area which has a population of 2.2 million. People from Manchester are known as Mancunians and the local authority is Manchester City Council.

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Trafford - Economy
... or to the same extent as it did in the rest of Greater Manchester ... mill sites in Trafford, compared with 69 known in Tameside and 51 in Manchester ... could not compete with that in places such as Manchester, Oldham, and Ashton-under-Lyne, partly because of a reluctance to invest in industry on the part of the two main land ...
... Trafford is a metropolitan borough of Greater Manchester, England ... Trafford is the home of Manchester United F.C ... Apart from the City of Manchester, Trafford is the only borough in Greater Manchester to be above the national average for weekly income ...
Fallowfield - Education
... Oldham), Manchester Grammar School in Old Hall Lane, Moseley Road School (Levenshulme High School and Lower School), the Princess Christian College on Wilbraham Road ...
Manchester, Wisconsin
... Manchester is the name of places in the U.S ... state of Wisconsin Manchester, Green Lake County, Wisconsin Manchester (community), Green Lake County, Wisconsin Manchester, Jackson County, Wisconsin ...
Duke Of Manchester
... Duke of Manchester is a title in the Peerage of Great Britain. 1719 for the politician Charles Montagu, 4th Earl of Manchester ...

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  • (noun): Largest city in New Hampshire; located in southeastern New Hampshire on the Merrimack river.

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    The [nineteenth-century] young men who were Puritans in politics were anti-Puritans in literature. They were willing to die for the independence of Poland or the Manchester Fenians; and they relaxed their tension by voluptuous reading in Swinburne.
    Rebecca West (1892–1983)