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Blackburn

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biographical name Black·burn \ˈblak-(ˌ)bərn\

Definition of Blackburn

  1. Elizabeth (Helen) 1948–     Austral.-Am. biol.




Blackburn

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geographical name Black·burn \ˈblak-(ˌ)bərn\

Definition of Blackburn

  1. town NW England in Lancashire pop 132,800




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