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Loughborough

(lŭf`bərə), town (1991 pop. 44,895), Leicestershire, central England, on the Soar River. It is a market town with engineering works. Manufactures include hosiery, shoes, pharmaceuticals, boilers, and pottery. Bell foundries were built in 1840; the great bell of St. Paul's Cathedral in London was cast there in 1881. Loughborough's war memorial, with a carillon of 47 bells, was built in 1923. In the town are the Loughborough College of Technology and a grammar school (founded in 1495).

Loughborough

a town in central England, in N Leicestershire: university (1966). Pop.: 55 258 (2001)
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