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Southport,

city (1991 pop. 88,596), Sefton metropolitan district, NW England, in the Greater Liverpool metropolitan area. A seaside resort with light industries, it is home to the Atkinson Art Gallery, several art and technical schools, and Lord Street, a well-known boulevard. Flower shows and golf tournaments are held annually in Southport.
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Southport

 

a city in Great Britain, in the county of Mer-seyside, on the Irish Sea. Until 1974, Southport was a county borough in Lancashire. Population, 84,300 (1972). The city’s industries include machine building (electrical equipment), printing, food processing, and the manufacture of knitwear and other apparel. Southport is also a seaside resort.

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Southport

a town and resort in NW England, in Sefton unitary authority, Merseyside on the Irish Sea. Pop.: 91 404 (2001)
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Opened last October the hotel is ideally situated for a visit to Southport, just two minutes from Lord Street and within easy distance of everything else Southport and the surrounding area has to offer.
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The MOTSU Commander's quarters had been the Garrison House overlooking the Cape Fear River and one of the oldest buildings in historic Southport. It was built in 1810 to serve as officers' quarters but was significantly modified beginning in 1955 to accommodate a single family.
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