- a city in E Lancashire, in NW England.
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Examples from the Web for burnley
Shortly after receiving the December 12 letter, Kibbe wrote a memo outlining his beef with Armey, Burnley, and Gray.Meltdown at FreedomWorks
December 24, 2012
Out of sight of land we picked up the Halcyon, and Burnley and I went aboard.The House of Pride
"I thought it was a bombing machine that had come back," said Burnley untruthfully.Tam O' The Scoots
The Manchester, Rochdale, and Burnley sites are too far from the seashore.On Some Ancient Battle-Fields in Lancashire
The history of the Burnley weavers is instructive on this point.
At Burnley, over half the looms were stopped; at Preston, over a third.
- an industrial town in NW England, in E Lancashire. Pop: 73 021 (2001)
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