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  1. a town in NW England, in S Lancashire: cotton textiles. Pop: 33 424 (2001)
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Examples from the Web for chorley

Historical Examples

  • “I should only lose if I played longer,” reiterated Chorley.

    The Quadroon

    Mayne Reid

  • If only she had not met him in the grounds of Chorley Old Hall.

  • I have written Charley a few lines by this mail, and also Chorley.

  • Chorley, for instance, might be very helpful to him in this undertaking.

  • Not even in his Recollections was Mr. Chorley able to forget his bte noir.

    Verdi: Man and Musician

    Frederick James Crowest