One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
nounmass nounAustralian, South African, NZ
- ‘The shop sells clothes, toys, books, records and CDs, small furniture items, kitchenware and household items, manchester and plenty of bric-a-brac.’
- ‘I know nothing, but it could be that the marketing team behind the brochure for manchester from Casuarina would welcome some new ideas.’
An industrial city and metropolitan district in north-western England; population 396,300 (est. 2009). Founded in Roman times, it developed in the 18th and 19th centuries as a centre of the English cotton industry.
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