Kingston upon Hull

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Kingston upon Hull:

see HullHull,
officially Kingston upon Hull,
city and unitary authority (2011 pop. 256,406), NE England, on the north shore of the Humber estuary at the influx of the small Hull River.
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, England.
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Kingston Upon Hull

 

(also Hull), a city and borough in Great Britain, in the county of Humberside. Population, 279,000 (1974). Kingston upon Hull is a North Seaport on the Humber Estuary. The port, whose docks can accommodate containers and palletized cargoes, handled 6.5 million tons of cargo in 1974 and serves the industrial region of West Yorkshire. A center of commercial fishing, the city has machine-building, chemical, food-processing, and wood-products industries. Kingston upon Hull has a university.

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Kingston upon Hull

1. the official name of Hull
2. a unitary authority in NE England, in the East Riding of Yorkshire: formerly (1974--96) part of the county of Humberside. Pop.: 247 900 (2003 est.). Area: 71 sq. km (27 sq. miles)
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