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Crewe

(kro͞o), town (1991 pop. 59,097), Cheshire East, W central England. It is an important railroad junction with large locomotive and car works, including Rolls-Royce motors.
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Crewe

 

a city in Great Britain. Population, 51,300 (1971). Crewe is a major railway junction. It produces railroad equipment, locomotives, railroad cars, and automobiles.

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Crewe

a town in NW England, in Cheshire: major railway junction. Pop.: 67 683 (2001)
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