seaport in NW England, in Merseyside, on the Mersey estuary: county district pop. 452,000
See Liverpool in American Heritage Dictionary 4
A borough of northwest England on the Mersey River near its mouth on the Irish Sea. First colonized by Norsemen in the late eighth century, Liverpool received a charter from King John in 1207. Today it is highly industrialized and a major port. Population: 469,000.