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(ˈsɔːlfəd; ˈsɒl-)
1. (Placename) a city in NW England in Salford unitary authority, Greater Manchester, on the Manchester Ship Canal: a major centre of the cotton industry in the 19th century; extensive dock area, now redeveloped, includes the Lowry arts centre; university (1967). Pop: 72 750 (2001)
2. (Placename) a unitary authority in NW England, in Greater Manchester. Pop: 216 500 (2003 est). Area: 97 sq km (37 sq miles)
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(ˈsɔl fərd, ˈsɔ-, ˈsæl-)

a city in Greater Manchester, in N England. 266,500.
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