- a seaport in Merseyside, in W England, on the Mersey estuary.
Examples from the Web for liverpool
He could sing Beatles songs with as much authenticity as the Liverpool lads themselves—and sometimes with even more fervor.The Greatest Rock Voice of All Time Belonged to Joe Cocker
December 23, 2014
Isaacs grew up in Britain, first Liverpool, then London, during a period of economic turmoil and conservative revival.After The Fall: Introducing The Anti-Villain
December 21, 2014
I was born in Birmingham and my family is from Liverpool, and I lived in London.John Oliver on ‘Last Week Tonight,’ Turning Down CBS, and ‘Nauseating’ American Politics
May 1, 2014
Epstein was the eldest son in a successful Jewish business family and he ran a Liverpool record store.What It Was Like to Watch the Beatles Become the Beatles—Nik Cohn Remembers
February 9, 2014
What made the boys from Liverpool so unique and so damn great?A Revolution, With Guitars: How The Beatles Changed Everything
January 28, 2014
Such was the penalty for landing two buckets of Liverpool salt at Liverpool!
We now loaded with naval stores, and cleared again for Liverpool.
But not all the way to Canada; in fact, not further than Liverpool.Little Dorrit
In this agreeable frame of mind I entered the workhouse of Liverpool.The Uncommercial Traveller
The only thing that bothers me is that to-night we shall be in Liverpool.In a Steamer Chair and Other Stories
- a city in NW England, in Liverpool unitary authority, Merseyside, on the Mersey estuary: second largest seaport in Great Britain; developed chiefly in the 17th century with the industrialization of S Lancashire; Liverpool University (1881) and John Moores University (1992). Pop: 469 017 (2001)
- a unitary authority in NW England, in Merseyside. Pop: 441 800 (2003 est). Area: 113 sq km (44 sq miles)
- Robert Banks Jenkinson, 2nd Earl of Liverpool. 1770–1828, British Tory statesman; prime minister (1812–27). His government was noted for its repressive policies until about 1822, when more liberal measures were introduced by such men as Peel and Canning
Word Origin and History for liverpool
English city on the River Mersey, Liuerpul (c.1190) "Pool with Muddy Water," from Old English lifer "thick, clotted water" + pol (see pool (n.1)). "The original reference was to a pool or tidal creek now filled up into which two streams drained" [Victor Watts, "Cambridge Dictionary of English Place-Names," 2004]. The adjective and noun Liverpudlian (with jocular substitution of puddle for pool) is attested from 1833.