Dudley


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Dudley,

metropolitan borough (1991 pop. 186,513), W central England. Dudley's famed iron, coal, and limestone industries began declining c.1870. Other industries include engineering works, steelworks, metallurgy, glass cutting, textiles, and leatherworking. Isolated on an elevated site, Dudley was enlarged in 1966. The ruins of Dudley Castle, around which the area developed in the 13th cent., are surrounded by a park with a zoo. It has education and technical colleges. The Black Country Living Museum depicts the Industrial Revolution.

Dudley

1. a town in W central England, in Dudley unitary authority, West Midlands: wrought-iron industry. Pop.: 194 919 (2001)
2. a unitary authority in W central England, in West Midlands. Pop.: 304 800 (2003 est.). Area: 98 sq. km (38 sq. miles)
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The woman said she got on well with Dudley and they had kissed.
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Adams and his wife, Dudley argues that this narrative is just as much about Dick, "transgression incarnate" as about the Adamses (38).
Ymhlith y cynhyrchwyr y mae Dudley yn dod ar eu traws mae cwmni Caws Teifi sy'n gyfrifol am gynhyrchu gwirod oren organig newydd.
Perhaps it's a sign of their eagerness to return the governorship to their party after a 24-year drought that one man in the audience even addresses Dudley as "governor.
He described Dudley as a quiet man whose hobby became an obsession following his marriage breakdown.
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Both of his parents were schoolteachers, which may have led to his passion for books and words, but young Dudley Randall was very different from his outspoken father.
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