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Warrington,

uninc. residential town (1990 pop. 16,040), Escambia co., extreme NW Fla., a suburb of Pensacola, on Pensacola Bay. Although chiefly residential, it has shipyards and waterfront industries.

Warrington,

borough and unitary authority (2011 pop. 202,228), NW England, on the Mersey River and on the Manchester Ship Canal. Manufactures include wire and other metal products, chemicals, soap, leather goods, and beer. The site was early occupied; the Church of St. Elphin has a Saxon crypt. The grammar school dates from 1526, and there are several half-timbered houses. Warrington academy for religious dissenters (1757–83) included Joseph PriestleyPriestley, Joseph,
1733–1804, English theologian and scientist. He prepared for the Presbyterian ministry and served several churches in England as pastor but gradually rejected orthodox Calvinism and adopted Unitarian views.
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 among its faculty. Warrington was designated a new townnew towns,
planned urban communities in Great Britain, developed by long-term loans from the central government and first authorized by the New Towns Act of 1946. The chief purpose of the act was to reduce congestion in the great cities (or at least prevent its increase) through
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 in 1968 and has grown significantly since.
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Warrington

 

a city in Great Britain, in Lancashire until 1974, now in Cheshire. Located on the Mersey River near the Manchester Canal. Population, 163,800 (1974). Industries include metalworking and the production of leather goods. There are also cotton, chemical, and glass industries.

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Warrington

1. an industrial town in NW England, in Warrington unitary authority, Cheshire on the River Mersey: dates from Roman times. Pop.: 80 661 (2001)
2. a unitary authority in NW England, in N Cheshire. Pop.: 193 200 (2003 est.). Area: 176 sq. km (68 sq. miles)
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