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British Dictionary definitions for northwich


  1. a town in NW England, in Cheshire: salt and chemical industries. Pop: 39 568 (2001)
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Historical Examples

  • Northwich has the misfortune to be built on the top of a pie-crust.

    The Harmsworth Magazine, v. 1, 1898-1899, No. 2


  • The town of Northwich is subject to fits, and the reason is that people like salt.

  • At Northwich the Weaver becomes navigable as far as the Mersey.


    Charles E. Kelsey

  • You may see specimens of the different kinds of salt in the Salt Museum at Northwich.


    Charles E. Kelsey

  • At present prices in Northwich this fuel represents a value of 35s.