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  1. a seaport in western Lancashire, in northwestern England: a seaside resort town.

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How to use Blackpool in a sentence

  • See what happens when I tell your wife about you and Angela Heaney at the Blackpool Conference.

  • Here was no Brighton nor Scarborough nor Blackpool yet, with nettings of electric wires overhead and perspective of rails below.

    Mushroom Town | Oliver Onions
  • Blackpool said he had nought to say about the trade union business; he had given a promise not to join, that was all.

    The World's Greatest Books, Vol III | Arthur Mee and J.A. Hammerton, Eds.
  • It was an extraordinary place to fight in—like having a real war at Blackpool amongst the houses along the front.

  • It should be added that 130 miles was recorded as the total flown at Doncaster, while at Blackpool only 115 miles were flown.

    A History of Aeronautics | E. Charles Vivian
  • Blackpool and Carker hear the accusing bells when in the midst of planning their evil deeds.

    Charles Dickens and Music | James T. Lightwood

British Dictionary definitions for Blackpool


/ (ˈblækˌpuːl) /

  1. a town and resort in NW England, in Blackpool unitary authority, Lancashire on the Irish Sea: famous for its tower, 158 m (518 ft) high, and its illuminations. Pop: 142 283 (2001)

  2. a unitary authority in NW England, in Lancashire. Pop: 142 400 (2003 est). Area: 35 sq km (13 sq miles)

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