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Stoke-on-Trent

[stohk-on-trent, -awn-] /ˈstoʊk ɒnˈtrɛnt, -ɔn-/
noun
1.
a city in N Staffordshire, in central England, on the Trent River: pottery and china.
Also, Stoke-upon-Trent.
Compare Potteries.
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Stoke-on-Trent

noun
1.
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.
a unitary authority in central England, in N Staffordshire. Pop: 238 000 (2003 est). Area: 93 sq km (36 sq miles)
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city and unitary authority, geographic and historic county of Staffordshire, west-central England, consisting of the industrial ceramic-producing area known as the Potteries. Ceramics is the chief industry, although metalworking, glass, and rubber are also important.

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