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Crosby,

town (1991 pop. 54,116), Sefton metropolitan district, NW England, on Liverpool Bay. Formed in 1937 from the urban districts of Great Crosby and Waterloo-with-Seaforth, Crosby is primarily residential. The town's history dates back more than 1,000 years. The Merchant Taylor's School for boys was founded in 1620.
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Crosby

 

a city in Great Britain, in the Merseyside conurbation. Population, 57,400 (1971). Crosby lies in the basin of the port of Liverpool.

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Crosby

1
Bing, real name Harry Lillis Crosby. 1904--77, US singer and film actor; famous for his style of crooning: best known for the song "White Christmas" from the film Holiday Inn (1942)

Crosby

2
a town in NW England, in Sefton unitary authority, Merseyside. Pop.: 51 789 (2001)
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