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  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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Historical Examples of knowsley

  • Portraits of Monamy and his patron are in a picture by Hogarth at Knowsley.

    English Painters

    Harry John Wilmot-Buxton

  • A few months later, on the 23rd of October 1869, he died at Knowsley.

  • Knowsley is near Liverpool, and I fancy it is always dark there.

    Letters of a Diplomat's Wife

    Mary King Waddington

  • Knowsley lies near Prescott, about seven miles from Liverpool.

    Rides on Railways

    Samuel Sidney

  • Derby is at Knowsley amusing himself, and Disraeli at Paris, doing nobody knows what.