There are 2 main definitions of Manchester in English:

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Manchester 1

Pronunciation: /ˈman(t)SHəstər/
1An industrial city in northwestern England; population 396,300 (est. 2009). Founded in Roman times, it developed in the 18th and 19th centuries as a center of the English cotton industry.
2The largest city in New Hampshire, on the Merrimack River, in the southern part of the state; population 108,586 (est. 2008).
3A town in central Connecticut, east of Hartford; population 56,385 (est. 2008).

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Syllabification: Man·ches·ter

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There are 2 main definitions of Manchester in English:

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manchester 2

Pronunciation: /ˈmantʃɪstə/

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noun

[mass noun] South African & Australian /NZ
Household linen.
Example sentences
  • The shop sells clothes, toys, books, records and CDs, small furniture items, kitchenware and household items, manchester and plenty of bric-a-brac.
  • I know nothing, but it could be that the marketing team behind the brochure for manchester from Casuarina would welcome some new ideas.

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Line breaks: man|ches¦ter

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