[ liv-er-pool ]
/ ˈlɪv ərˌpul /


a seaport in Merseyside, in W England, on the Mersey estuary.


Liv·er·pud·li·an [liv-er-puhd-lee-uh n] /ˌlɪv ərˈpʌd li ən/, noun, adjective Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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British Dictionary definitions for liverpool (1 of 2)

/ (ˈlɪvəˌpuːl) /


a city in NW England, in Liverpool unitary authority, Merseyside, on the Mersey estuary: second largest seaport in Great Britain; developed chiefly in the 17th century with the industrialization of S Lancashire; Liverpool University (1881) and John Moores University (1992). Pop: 469 017 (2001)
a unitary authority in NW England, in Merseyside. Pop: 441 800 (2003 est). Area: 113 sq km (44 sq miles)

British Dictionary definitions for liverpool (2 of 2)

/ (ˈlɪvəˌpuːl) /


Robert Banks Jenkinson, 2nd Earl of Liverpool. 1770–1828, British Tory statesman; prime minister (1812–27). His government was noted for its repressive policies until about 1822, when more liberal measures were introduced by such men as Peel and Canning
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Culture definitions for liverpool


City in northwestern England; one of the greatest ports and largest cities in Britain, and the country's major outlet for industrial exports.

notes for Liverpool

Liverpool was the home of the Beatles.
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