[ stok-pawrt, -pohrt ]
/ ˈstɒkˌpɔrt, -ˌpoʊrt /
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borough of Greater Manchester, in NW England.
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In the UK, COTTON CANDY is more commonly known as…
Words nearby Stockport
stock option, stock options, stockout, stockowner, stockpile, Stockport, stockpot, stock power, stock raising, stockrider, stockroom
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How to use Stockport in a sentence
Near Stockport is Geecross, supposedly so named from “an ancient cross erected here by the Gee family”.Archaic England|Harold Bayley
Rupert left some of these to garrison Stockport, and moved on into Lancashire with the main body of his army.
The royalists occupied Stockport, and were joined there by some of Newcastle's cavalry from Derbyshire.
"Personal rights" have good radical sponsors in the hon. members for Stockport and Leicester.
Cobden was candidate for Stockport, but was defeated, though not by a large majority.
British Dictionary definitions for Stockport
/ (ˈstɒkˌpɔːt) /
a town in NW England, in Stockport unitary authority, Greater Manchester: an early textile centre and scene of several labour disturbances in the early 19th century; engineering, electronics. Pop: 136 082 (2001)
a unitary authority in NW England, in Greater Manchester. Pop: 282 500 (2003 est). Area: 126 sq km (49 sq miles)
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