[ stohk-on-trent, -awn- ]
/ ˈstoʊk ɒnˈtrɛnt, -ɔn- /
a city in N Staffordshire, in central England, on the Trent River: pottery and china.
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Examples from the Web for stoke-on-trent
These were prepared for me by Mr. Franks, optician, Stoke-on-Trent, and cost very little.Dactylography|Henry Faulds
It was included in the municipal borough of Stoke-on-Trent under an act of 1908.
British Dictionary definitions for stoke-on-trent
a city in central England, in Stoke-on-Trent unitary authority, Staffordshire on the River Trent: a centre of the pottery industry; university (1992). Pop: 259 252 (2001)
a unitary authority in central England, in N Staffordshire. Pop: 238 000 (2003 est). Area: 93 sq km (36 sq miles)
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