Bristol

1 A centre for British glassmaking from the mid 17th to 19th centuries. Bristol glass-making was established c.1651; in the 18thC opaque white glass resembling porcelain and often decorated in similar style was important, but the city best became known for its 'Bristol' blue glass made in the late 18thC, most notably by Lazarus and Isaac Jacobs. It …...

Bristol

5.5% Asian The city received a Royal charter in 1155. It was part of Gloucestershire until 1373 when it became a county in its own right. From the 13th century, for half a millennium, it ranked among the top three English cities after London, alongside York and Norwich, on the basis of tax receipts, until the rapid rise of Liverpool, Birmingham an...
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Bristol

(from the article `airplane`) ...with the best piston planes never made them exceptionally popular. The Vickers Viscount was adopted for its newness and its successor the Vanguard ...
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Bristol

(from the article `Bristol`) city and unitary authority, southwestern England. The historic centre of Bristol and the sections of the city north of the River Avon are part of the ...
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bristol

(from the article `papermaking`) The general term bristol refers to a group of stiff, heavy papers with thicknesses ranging from 0.15 millimetre (0.006 inch) upward. These grades are ...
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Bristol

[n] - an industrial city and port in southwestern England near the mouth of the River Avon
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Bristol

• (n.) A seaport city in the west of England.
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Bristol

noun an industrial city and port in southwestern England near the mouth of the River Avon
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Bristol

(UK) Industrial port and administrative centre of Bristol City unitary authority, in southwest England, situated at the junction of the rivers Avon and Frome, 48 km/30 mi east of Cardiff; population (2001) 380,600. Industries include engineering, microelectronics, tobacco, printing, me...
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Bristol

[1866] Bristol was a large sidewheel steamer launched in 1866 by William H. Webb of New York for the Merchants Steamship Company. One of Narragansett Bay`s so-called `floating palaces`, the luxuriously outfitted Bristol and her sister ship Providence, each of which could carry up to 1,200 passengers, were installed with the largest engines ...
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Bristol

[European Parliament constituency] Bristol was a European Parliament constituency centred on Bristol in England, but covering much of Avon. Until 1984, it included parts of southern Gloucestershire and northwestern Wiltshire. Prior to its uniform adoption of proportional representation in 1999, the United Kingdom used first-past-the-post fo...
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Bristol

[SEPTA station] The station is in zone 4 on the SEPTA Trenton Line, on the Amtrak Northeast Corridor and at one time was an Amtrak station as well. In 2004, this station saw 277 boardings on an average weekday. Amtrak does not stop at this station. ...
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Bristol

[solitaire] Bristol is a Patience game using a deck of 52 playing cards. It has an unusual feature of building regardless of suit on both the foundations and on the tableau; it is also one of the easiest to win. ==Rules== Eight piles (or fans) of three cards each are dealt onto the tableau. Any king that is not on the bottom of its pile is ...
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Bristol

[town] ==History== The Bristol area`s first settler was Rollin Tuttle, who arrived in April 1830; Levi Grant arrived the following month. ===Border dispute=== The Town of Bristol was involved in annexation disputes with Pleasant Prairie during the 1990s. The two entities reached a boundary agreement in 1997; as a result, the Circuit Court o...
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Bristol

[Whitchurch] Bristol (Whitchurch) Airport, also known as Whitchurch Airport, was a municipal airport in Bristol, England, three miles (5 km) south of the city centre, from 1930 to 1957. It was the main airport for Bristol and area. During World War II, it was one of the few civil airports that remained operational, enabling air connections ...
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Bristol

Bris'tol noun A seaport city in the west of England. Bristol board , a kind of fine pasteboard, made with a smooth but usually unglazed surface. -- Bristol brick , a brick of siliceous matter used for polishing cultery; -- originally manufactured at Bristol . -...
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bristol

A centre for British glassmaking from the mid 17th to 19th centuries. Bristol glass-making was established c.1651; in the 18thC opaque white glass resembling porcelain and often decorated in similar style was important, but the city best became known for its Bristol blue glass made in the late 18thC, most notably by Lazarus and Isaac Jacobs. It wa....
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Bristol

borough (town), Bucks county, southeastern Pennsylvania, U.S., on the Delaware River, just northeast of Philadelphia. The settlement was laid out in ...
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Bristol

Bristol is an English name for boys and girls. The meaning is `by the bridge` The name Bristol is -as far as we know- only given to American girls. What do they use in other countries? Bristal The name sounds like: Preston, Brewster, Brosedy, Prestcot, Priestly
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Bristol

Bristol, city (1991 pop. 370,300), SW England, at the confluence of the Avon and Frome rivers. Bristol, a leading international port, has extensive facilities, including docks at Avonmouth, Portishead, and Royal Portbury. It is a transportation hub and is a financial services center. General and nuc...
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Bristol

city and unitary authority, southwestern England. The historic centre of Bristol and the sections of the city north of the River Avon are part of the ... [5 related articles]
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Bristol

city, coextensive with the town (township) of Bristol, Hartford county, central Connecticut, U.S., on the Pequabuck River. The area, part of ...
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Bristol

city, on the border of Virginia (Washington county) and Tennessee (Sullivan county), U.S., in an extension of the Shenandoah Valley. Although ...
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Bristol

county, eastern Rhode Island, U.S. It is located on a peninsula bordered by Massachusetts to the northeast, Mount Hope Bay to the southeast, and ...
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Bristol

county, southeastern Massachusetts, U.S., bordered to the south by Buzzards Bay and to the west by Rhode Island. It consists of a rolling coastal ...
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