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Scunthorpe,city (1991 pop. 79,043), in the Parts of Lindsey, North Lincolnshire, E England. Situated on an ironstone field, Scunthorpe was a center of iron and steel manufacture from the early 1900s, and steel processing continues to be its most important industry. Food processing and wholesaling are also important.
a city in Great Britain, in Humberside County; situated south of the Humber River estuary. Population, 69,500 (1973). Located near the Frodingham iron-ore deposits, Scunthorpe is a center for ferrous metallurgy.
a town in E England, in North Lincolnshire unitary authority, Lincolnshire: developed rapidly after the discovery of local iron ore in the late 19th century; iron and steel industries have declined. Pop.: 72 660 (2001)