- a city in central Lancashire, in NW England.
- Mount, a mountain in SE Alaska, in the Wrangel Mountains. 16,140 feet (4920 meters).
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Examples from the Web for blackburn
Thousands of people lined the streets for the Queen's first visit to Blackburn cathedral.
The Dean of Blackburn, the Very Reverend Christopher Armstrong, said it was the biggest event it had hosted.
Some people, Blackburn said, “would rather drive a Ford than a Ferrari.”Obama’s Defiant Obamacare Defense in Boston
October 31, 2013
As Blackburn and other scientists have proven, chronic stress accelerates the aging process.The New Science of Reverse Aging
November 7, 2010
The name comes from 17th-century water privileges, The Blackburn Privilege and The Union Factory Privilege.Our Most Polluted States
The Daily Beast
May 19, 2010
I imagine you've heard Blackburn's story, haven't you—the lap-order at Rosebud?The Daughter of a Magnate
Frank H. Spearman
The track seemed to run through it, by the edge of the Blackburn Lynn.Border Ghost Stories
From my recollection of Blackburn Tuckham, he was a boisterous boy.'
We shall know what Blackburn makes of the story when we hear of the legacy.
Blackburn and his dory-mate left their schooner in a driving snow-storm.Pike & Cutlass
- a city in NW England, in Blackburn with Darwen unitary authority, Lancashire: formerly important for textiles, now has mixed industries. Pop: 105 085 (2001)
- Mount Blackburn a mountain in SE Alaska, the highest peak in the Wrangell Mountains. Height: 5037 m (16 523 ft)
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