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 (stōk′ŏn-trĕnt′, -ôn-)
A city of west-central England south of Manchester. Historically noted for the production of ceramics, it is the center of the district known as the Potteries.


1. (Placename) a city in central England, in Stoke-on-Trent unitary authority, Staffordshire on the River Trent: a centre of the pottery industry; university (1992). Pop: 259 252 (2001)
2. (Placename) a unitary authority in central England, in N Staffordshire. Pop: 238 000 (2003 est). Area: 93 sq km (36 sq miles)


or Stoke′-upon-Trent′


a city in N Staffordshire, in central England, on the Trent River. 255,800.
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YOUR correspondent,Mrs E A Jones of Prestatyn,bleats that her English friends from Stoke on Trent felt ``a little left out'' because Bryn Terfel chose not to speak in English at his recently acclaimed Faenol Festival.
Built for Weymouth College and City of Stoke on Trent Council Education Department (SED), the networks not only replaced existing telco circuits with higher bandwidth and less expensive connections, but also extended broadband connectivity to remote locations where it was previously not available.
Two new property sales have been secured at Trentham South - part of the 400 acre Trentham Lakes scheme being developed by Stoke on Trent Regeneration Ltd, a joint venture between St Modwen and Stoke-on-Trent City Council.