Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: liverpool
IPA transcription: [l'ɪvɚp,ul]
noun meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: Liverpool
    Meaning: a large city in northwestern England; its port is the country's major outlet for industrial exports
Usage examples
  • "To-night! and you go to Liverpool!
  • He's going to Glasgow, by way of Liverpool."
  • Tom bought them in Liverpool, and asked me to bring them up with me."
  • Stephenson, whose business it is to get from Manchester to Liverpool, sets about filling up Chat Moss.
  • A report arose that you had been seen at Liverpool, in an Australian-bound ship, but we could not trace it to any foundation."
  • My friend was detained in Liverpool longer than he expected; and, three days later, as he hadn't returned home, his wife called on me.
  • The moon had risen and was shining softly on the river as the crowded tender landed the passengers from the "Spartacus" at the Liverpool docks.
  • From the extravagant value placed upon the article, I verily believe, that with a bushel of common Liverpool salt all the real estate in Typee might have been purchased.
  • Such was the road to be traversed in seven days, which would enable Phileas Fogg--at least, so he hoped--to take the Atlantic steamer at New York on the 11th for Liverpool.
  • "Madam," I replied, "for myself I like the smell of cheese, and the journey the other day with them from Liverpool I shall ever look back upon as a happy ending to a pleasant holiday.