[ liv-er-pool ]
/ ˈlɪv ərˌpul /
a seaport in Merseyside, in W England, on the Mersey estuary.
Related formsLiv·er·pud·li·an [liv-er-puhd-lee-uh n] /ˌlɪv ərˈpʌd li ən/, noun, adjective
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Examples from the Web for liverpudlian
He still has his laddish Liverpudlian wit, throwing back his head in a deep throaty laugh as a crowd of reporters joins in.Ringo Starr Is Selling His Pictures and Donating the Proceeds to Charities|Blake Gopnik|June 26, 2012|DAILY BEAST
British Dictionary definitions for liverpudlian (1 of 3)
/ (ˌlɪvəˈpʌdlɪən) /
a native or inhabitant of Liverpool
of or relating to Liverpool
Word Origin for Liverpudlian
C19: from Liverpool, with humorous alteration of pool to puddle
British Dictionary definitions for liverpudlian (2 of 3)
/ (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 liverpudlian (3 of 3)
/ (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 liverpudlian
Liverpool was the home of the Beatles.
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