Blackburn

[ blak-bern ]
/ ˈblæk bərn /

noun

a city in central Lancashire, in NW England.
Mount, a mountain in SE Alaska, in the Wrangel Mountains. 16,140 feet (4,920 meters).

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Blackburn
/ (ˈblækbɜːn) /

noun

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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