Stoke-on-Trent

[stohk-on-trent, -awn-]
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noun

a city in N Staffordshire, in central England, on the Trent River: pottery and china.

Sometimes Stoke-up·on-Trent.
Compare Potteries.
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Stoke-on-Trent

noun

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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