Altrincham



noun
a residential town in NW England, in Trafford unitary authority, Greater Manchester. Pop: 40 695 (2001)
Historical Examples

He was somewhat proud, though he went on foot, and on arriving at altrincham, felt he would be all the better for a shave.
England in the Days of Old William Andrews

altrincham and Over too, once had their mayors, though they have them no longer.
Cheshire Charles E. Kelsey

A telegraphic message received at altrincham gave the headquarters alarming news of constant reverses.
The Great War in England in 1897 William Le Queux

Towards the close of the first quarter of the present century, the brank was last used at altrincham.
Bygone Punishments William Andrews

At altrincham, one Sunday, early in June 1860, my father had engaged to deliver two open-air addresses.
Charles Bradlaugh: a Record of His Life and Work, Volume I (of 2) Hypatia Bradlaugh Bonner and J. M. (John Mackinnon) Robertson

The altrincham Carrot measures about fourteen inches in length, by two inches in diameter.
The Field and Garden Vegetables of America Fearing Burr

Hamon de Massey gave a charter for a weekly market to the inhabitants of altrincham.
Cheshire Charles E. Kelsey

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