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A city of northwest England on the Mersey River near its mouth on the Irish Sea. First colonized by Norsemen in the late eighth century, Liverpool received a charter from King John in 1207. Today it is highly industrialized and a major port.

Liv′er·pud′li·an (-pŭd′lē-ən) adj. & n.


1. (Placename) a city in NW England, in Liverpool unitary authority, Merseyside, on the Mersey estuary: second largest seaport in Great Britain; developed chiefly in the 17th century with the industrialization of S Lancashire; Liverpool University (1881) and John Moores University (1992). Pop: 469 017 (2001)
2. (Placename) a unitary authority in NW England, in Merseyside. Pop: 441 800 (2003 est). Area: 113 sq km (44 sq miles)


(Biography) Robert Banks Jenkinson, 2nd Earl of Liverpool. 1770–1828, British Tory statesman; prime minister (1812–27). His government was noted for its repressive policies until about 1822, when more liberal measures were introduced by such men as Peel and Canning


(ˈlɪv ərˌpul)

a seaport in Merseyside, in W England, on the Mersey estuary. 476,000.
Liv`er•pud′li•an (-ˈpʌd li ən) n., adj.
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Noun1.Liverpool - a large city in northwestern EnglandLiverpool - a large city in northwestern England; its port is the country's major outlet for industrial exports
England - a division of the United Kingdom
Liverpudlian, Scouser - a native or resident of Liverpool
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