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  1. a residential town in NW England, in Trafford unitary authority, Greater Manchester. Pop: 40 695 (2001)
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Examples from the Web for altrincham

Historical Examples

  • Altrincham and Over too, once had their mayors, though they have them no longer.


    Charles E. Kelsey

  • Towards the close of the first quarter of the present century, the brank was last used at Altrincham.

    Bygone Punishments

    William Andrews

  • At Altrincham, one Sunday, early in June 1860, my father had engaged to deliver two open-air addresses.

    Charles Bradlaugh: a Record of His Life and Work, Volume I (of 2)

    Hypatia Bradlaugh Bonner and J. M. (John Mackinnon) Robertson

  • The Altrincham Carrot measures about fourteen inches in length, by two inches in diameter.

  • He was somewhat proud, though he went on foot, and on arriving at Altrincham, felt he would be all the better for a shave.