a river in W England, flowing W from Derbyshire to the Irish Sea. 70 miles (115 km) long.
a river in SW Nova Scotia, in SE Canada, flowing SE to the Atlantic Ocean. About 25 miles (40 km) long.
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How to use Mersey in a sentence
Along the sea-margin of the tongue of land between the rivers Mersey and Dee, the sand has been thrown up in domes.
The river Weaver, a tributary of the Mersey, affords a waterway of importance to the salt-producing towns of Cheshire.
The fort at this time was commanded by Colonel Mersey, one of his warm personal friends.A History of the City of Brooklyn and Kings County Volume II | Stephen M. Ostrander
The next day Mersey was killed by a shot while standing by the side of Lewis.A History of the City of Brooklyn and Kings County Volume II | Stephen M. Ostrander
It is not improbable that the Mersey derived its name from Mercia, or the territory from the boundary river.Traditions, Superstitions and Folk-lore | Charles Hardwick
British Dictionary definitions for Mersey
a river in W England, rising in N Derbyshire and flowing northwest and west to the Irish Sea through a large estuary on which is situated the port of Liverpool. Length: about 112 km (70 miles)
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