/ (ˈnəʊzlɪ) /

  1. a unitary authority of NW England, in Merseyside. Pop: 150 200 (2003 est). Area: 97 sq km (38 sq miles)

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How to use Knowsley in a sentence

  • The most intimately connected with the history of the county are the Stanleys, whose chief seat is Knowsley Hall.

  • She ultimately died at Knowsley, in 1664, and was buried near her husband in the parish church of Ormskirk.

    The Isle of Man | Joseph E. Morris
  • Day after day went by and nothing was heard from Sir Reginald Knowsley about my appointment as a midshipman.

    Dick Cheveley | W. H. G. Kingston
  • Lady Knowsley was seated, presiding at the tea-urn, with several young ladies on either side, and Sir Reginald at the foot.

    Dick Cheveley | W. H. G. Kingston
  • Its power attracted the attention of the 13th earl of Derby, who employed Lear to draw his Knowsley menagerie.