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Stock·port

 (stŏk′pôrt′)
A borough of northwest England on the Mersey River south of Manchester.
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Stockport

(ˈstɒkˌpɔːt)
n
1. (Placename) a town in NW England, in Stockport unitary authority, Greater Manchester: an early textile centre and scene of several labour disturbances in the early 19th century; engineering, electronics. Pop: 136 082 (2001)
2. (Placename) a unitary authority in NW England, in Greater Manchester. Pop: 282 500 (2003 est). Area: 126 sq km (49 sq miles)
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Stock•port

(ˈstɒkˌpɔrt, -ˌpoʊrt)

n.
borough of Greater Manchester, in NW England. 293,400.
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