|1.||an industrial town in NW England, in Warrington unitary authority, Cheshire on the River Mersey: dates from Roman times. Pop: 80 661 (2001)|
|2.||a unitary authority in NW England, in N Cheshire. Pop: 193 200 (2003 est). Area: 176 sq km (68 sq miles)|
urban area and unitary authority, geographic county of Cheshire, England. It lies along the River Mersey and the Manchester Ship Canal between Liverpool and Manchester. The historic core of Warrington and the rest of the unitary authority north of the River Mersey lie in the historic county of Lancashire, while the areas south of the Mersey belong to the historic county of Cheshire
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