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GORTON

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Originally appearing in Volume V12, Page 262 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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GORTON, an urban district in the Gorton parliamentary division of Lancashire, England, forming an eastern suburb of Manchester. Pop. (19o1) 26,564. It is largely a manufactur- ing district, having cotton mills and iron, engineering and chemical works.
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