Blackpool



a seaport in W Lancashire, in NW England: resort.
Contemporary Examples

The New Film Skewering Blair and Bush Jamie Malanowski July 24, 2009

Historical Examples

Lancashire Leo H. (Leo Hartley) Grindon
Reminiscences of Queensland William Henry Corfield
Sons and Lovers David Herbert Lawrence
Gipsy Life George Smith
Home-Life of the Lancashire Factory Folk during the Cotton Famine Edwin Waugh
Through East Anglia in a Motor Car J. E. (James Edmund) Vincent
The Nuttall Encyclopaedia Edited by Rev. James Wood
The Life of Charles Dickens, Vol. I-III, Complete John Forster
The Seventh Manchesters S. J. Wilson

noun
a town and resort in NW England, in Blackpool unitary authority, Lancashire on the Irish Sea: famous for its tower, 158 m (518 ft) high, and its illuminations. Pop: 142 283 (2001)
a unitary authority in NW England, in Lancashire. Pop: 142 400 (2003 est). Area: 35 sq km (13 sq miles)

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