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[ash-tuh n-uhn-der-lahyn]
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  1. a borough in Greater Manchester metropolitan county, in W England.
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  • Born at Preston in 1859, the son of a doctor afterwards in practice at Ashton-under-Lyne, he inherited no literary traditions.

    Selected Poems of Francis Thompson

    Francis Thompson

British Dictionary definitions for ashton-under-lyne


  1. a town in NW England, in Tameside unitary authority, Greater Manchester. Pop: 43 236 (2001)
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