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a borough in Greater Manchester, in NW England.
Contemporary Examples

The Hagel Filibuster Michael Tomasky February 13, 2013
John Bolton’s Surprising Support For Gay Marriage Ben Jacobs August 21, 2013
John Bolton: Kill Libyan Dictator Muammar Gaddafi Lloyd Grove March 25, 2011
The Capital Goes Nuts Simon Schama November 5, 2008
Kelly Ayotte, Torture Queen Michael Tomasky November 27, 2012

Historical Examples

Tales from Blackwood Various
Yorkshire Painted And Described Gordon Home
Dave Porter and His Rivals Edward Stratemeyer
The Mudfog and Other Sketches Charles Dickens
Elam Storm, The Wolfer Harry Castlemon

a town in NW England, in Bolton unitary authority, Greater Manchester: centre of the woollen trade since the 14th century; later important for cotton. Pop: 139 403 (2001)
a unitary authority in NW England, in Greater Manchester. Pop: 263 800 (2003 est). Area: 140 sq km (54 sq miles)


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