- a river in W England, flowing W from Derbyshire to the Irish Sea. 70 miles (115 km) long.
- a river in SW Nova Scotia, in SE Canada, flowing SE to the Atlantic Ocean. About 25 miles (40 km) long.
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Examples from the Web for mersey
Frankly, we are surprised at the Germans showing any Mersey anywhere.
You told them I 'd double the pay if we catch the American ship in the Mersey.The Knight Of Gwynne, Vol. I (of II)
Charles James Lever
The ship had been put in dock at Birkenhead, on the opposite side of the Mersey.The English at the North Pole
As we sailed up the Mersey, I reconnoitred the shores with a telescope.The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent.
At Stockport they crossed the Mersey, the Prince wading up to the middle.The Red True Story Book
- a river in W England, rising in N Derbyshire and flowing northwest and west to the Irish Sea through a large estuary on which is situated the port of Liverpool. Length: about 112 km (70 miles)
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