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Christchurch

Syllabification: Christ·church
Pronunciation: /ˈkrīs(t)ˌCHərCH
 
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Definition of Christchurch in English:

A city in New Zealand, on the eastern coast of South Island; population 348,435 (2006). Christchurch suffered extensive damage and loss of life in a series of major earthquakes in 2010–11.

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