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[stok-pawrt, -pohrt]
  1. borough of Greater Manchester, in NW England.
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Examples from the Web for stockport

Historical Examples of stockport

  • Manchester and Stockport and Birmingham have put this in his head.

    Cornelius O'Dowd Upon Men And Women And Other Things In General

    Charles Lever

  • At Stockport they crossed the Mersey, the Prince wading up to the middle.

  • The sister of the member for Stockport had acted as overseer.

  • We first hear of it in Stockport, where a mill was started for the winding and throwing of silk.


    Charles E. Kelsey

  • At Stockport all but the president, secretary, and one member are women.

British Dictionary definitions for stockport


  1. 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)
  2. 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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