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Manchester

(Encyclopedia) Manchester măn´chəstər, –chĕs˝tər [key], city and metropolitan borough (1991 pop. 397,400), NW England, a port on the Irwell, Medlock, Irk, and Tib rivers. Manchester…

Manchester

(Encyclopedia) Manchester. 1 Town (1990 pop. 51,618), Hartford co., central Conn.; settled c.1672, inc. 1823. Its sawmills and paper mills date from before the Revolutionary War…

Manchester school

(Encyclopedia) Manchester school, group of English political economists of the 19th cent., so called because they met at Manchester. Their most outstanding leaders were Richard…

Greater Manchester

(Encyclopedia) Greater Manchester, former metropolitan county, 497 sq mi (1,288 sq km), W central England. It comprised ten administrative districts (metropolitan boroughs): Bolton…

Manchester terrier

(Encyclopedia) Manchester terrier, breed of sleek, alert terrier developed in England in the 19th cent. There are two varieties, the standard and the toy (see toy dog ).…

Manchester Prep

FoxThursday 8:00–9:00 p.m.; canceledCast:Robin Dunne, Amy Adams, Sarah Thompson, and Keri Lynn Pratt A small screen adaptation of Cruel Intentions, which was a remake of Dangerous Liaisons,…

Manchester, Victoria University of

(Encyclopedia) Manchester, Victoria University of, at Manchester, England; founded 1880 as Victoria Univ., an outgrowth of Owens College (est. 1851). In 1903 the university was…

Manchester Ship Canal

(Encyclopedia) Manchester Ship Canal, 35.5 mi (57 km) long with a minimum depth of 28 ft (8.5 m), connecting Manchester, W England, with the Mersey estuary at Eastham, above Birkenhead…

William Manchester 2004 Deaths

William ManchesterAge: 82 writer whose biographies and histories meticulously detailed the lives of prominent political and military figures, including Gen. Douglas MacArthur and Winston…

Brewer's: Manchester Poet

Charles Swain (1803-1874). Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894MancipleManchester A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z…