- borough of Greater Manchester, in NW England.
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Manchester and Stockport and Birmingham have put this in his head.
At Stockport they crossed the Mersey, the Prince wading up to the middle.The Red True Story Book
The sister of the member for Stockport had acted as overseer.
We first hear of it in Stockport, where a mill was started for the winding and throwing of silk.Cheshire
Charles E. Kelsey
At Stockport all but the president, secretary, and one member are women.Women in Modern Industry
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- a town in NW England, in Stockport unitary authority, Greater Manchester: an early textile centre and scene of several labour disturbances in the early 19th century; engineering, electronics. Pop: 136 082 (2001)
- a unitary authority in NW England, in Greater Manchester. Pop: 282 500 (2003 est). Area: 126 sq km (49 sq miles)
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