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A city of northwest England north-northeast of Liverpool. The Jacobites surrendered here after an uprising in 1715.
(Placename) a city in NW England, administrative centre of Lancashire, on the River Ribble: developed as a weaving centre (17th–18th centuries); university (1992). Pop: 184 836 (2001)
a seaport in W Lancashire, in NW England. 132,200.