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Blackpool

[blak-pool] /ˈblækˌpul/
noun
1.
a seaport in W Lancashire, in NW England: resort.
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Blackpool

/ˈblækˌpuːl/
noun
1.
a town and resort in NW England, in Blackpool unitary authority, Lancashire on the Irish Sea: famous for its tower, 158 m (518 ft) high, and its illuminations. Pop: 142 283 (2001)
2.
a unitary authority in NW England, in Lancashire. Pop: 142 400 (2003 est). Area: 35 sq km (13 sq miles)
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Blackpool

town and unitary authority, geographic and historic county of Lancashire, England, on the Irish Sea coast. It is one of the largest and most popular resorts in the country.

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