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Greater Manchester

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noun
  1. a metropolitan county in central England, with the city of Manchester as its center. 498 sq. mi. (1290 sq. km).
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Greater Manchester

noun
  1. a metropolitan county of NW England, administered since 1986 by the unitary authorities of Wigan, Bolton, Bury, Rochdale, Salford, Manchester, Oldham, Trafford, Stockport, and Tameside. Area: 1286 sq km (496 sq miles)
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