Potteries

[ pot-uh-reez ]
/ ˈpɒt ə riz /

noun

the, a district in central England famous for the manufacture of pottery and china. The towns comprising this district were combined in 1910 to form Stoke-on-Trent.
Also called Five Towns .
Compare Stoke-on-Trent.
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Potteries
/ (ˈpɒtərɪz) /

pl n

the Potteries (sometimes functioning as singular) a region of W central England, in Staffordshire, in which the china and earthenware industries are concentrated
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