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Rochdale

[roch-deyl]
noun
  1. a borough of Greater Manchester, in N England: site of one of the earliest cooperative societies 1844.
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Historical Examples of rochdale

  • Outside the mill Rochdale offered opportunities which he readily took.

    Victorian Worthies

    George Henry Blore

  • As he was so often absent, the business at Rochdale had to be entrusted to his brother.

    Victorian Worthies

    George Henry Blore

  • Tom is a schoolmaster in Rochdale, and he and Will help to support their mother.

    Lizzie Leigh

    Elizabeth Gaskell

  • Not far from Rochdale is a spot named "Kildanes," near Bamford.

  • The Manchester, Rochdale, and Burnley sites are too far from the seashore.


British Dictionary definitions for rochdale

Rochdale

noun
  1. a town in NW England, in Rochdale unitary authority, Greater Manchester: former centre of the textile industry. Pop: 95 769 (2001)
  2. a unitary authority in NW England, in Greater Manchester. Pop: 206 600 (2003 est). Area: 159 sq km (61 sq miles)
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