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Manchester

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary EnglishManchesterMan‧ches‧ter /ˈmæntʃəstə, -tʃes- $ -tər/  a large city in the northwest of England, which was formerly known for its wool and cotton industries, but is now the financial and business centre for the area. Many pop and rock bands come from Manchester, which is known for its music industry and its many nightclubs. It is also known for its two football teams, Manchester United and Manchester City. Many of the buildings in the city centre were destroyed by an ira bomb in 1996. People who come from Manchester are called Mancunians. see also Greater Manchester, Moss Side