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Burnley,

city (1991 pop. 76,365) and district, Lancashire, NW England. Historically a coal mining and cotton-weaving town, Burnley's economy is increasingly dominated by light engineering, including kitchen equipment and electrical heating appliances.

Burnley

an industrial town in NW England, in E Lancashire. Pop.: 73 021 (2001)
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Alice, who lives in Burnley, Lancashire, found the isolation bearable because she was able to keep in touch with her family and friends on her mother's lap top computer.
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He spoke after Darren Douglas, 46, originally from Birmingham, and Ricardo Dunn, 32, previously of Burnley, Lancashire, absconded from HM Spring Hill open prison in Grendon Underwood, Buckinghamshire, in the early hours of Sunday.
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