Mersey


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Mer·sey

 (mûr′zē)
A river of northwest England flowing about 115 km (70 mi) generally westward to the Irish Sea at Liverpool. Its large estuary is navigable for oceangoing vessels.

Mersey

(ˈmɜːzɪ)
n
(Placename) a river in W England, rising in N Derbyshire and flowing northwest and west to the Irish Sea through a large estuary on which is situated the port of Liverpool. Length: about 112 km (70 miles)

Mer•sey

(ˈmɜr zi)

n.
a river in W England, flowing W from Derbyshire to the Irish Sea. 70 mi. (115 km) long.
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In this it differs from Liverpool, from Cardiff, from Newcastle, from Glasgow; and therein the Thames differs from the Mersey, from the Tyne, from the Clyde.
The Morrow sailed from the mouth of the Mersey on the 15th of June and for several weeks we had fair breezes and unclouded skies.
"Let us waive the point." (Sir Joseph invariably used this formula as a means of at once conciliating his sister, and getting a fresh start for his story.) "I was cruising off the Mersey in a Liverpool pilot-boat.
The stop at Queenstown, the tedious passage up the Mersey, were things that he noted dimly through his growing impatience.
"Now the Dreadnought she lies in the River Mersey, Because of the tugboat to take her to sea; But when she's off soundings you shortly will know
He was passing between Manchester and Liverpool, Kurt told him; a gleaming band across the prospect was the Ship Canal, and a weltering ditch of shipping far away ahead, the Mersey estuary.
THIS summer, there will be a brand new festival taking place in Liverpool on the River Mersey.
The people of North-West Tasmania will now have certainty that they will continue to receive quality healthcare through the Mersey Community Hospital, following the finalisation of arrangements to transfer ownership from the Australian Government to the Tasmanian Government.
BRAND communications agency Uniform has won the creative pitch to work with health charity, Heart of Mersey, on its annual report.
Peel Holdings ( which owns 75pc of the former Teesside Airport ( is looking to buy Mersey Docks and Harbour through its subsidiary company Peel Ports in a pounds 780m deal.
"No tax or duty shall be laid on articles exported from any state." Pointing to Thames & Mersey Marine Insurance Co.