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Glossop

Glossop (glŏsˈəp) [key], town (1991 pop. 29,923), Derbyshire, central England. It is a residential suburb of Manchester. A chief cotton-manufacturing city of Derbyshire, Glossop also has an engineering industry. Other products are woolens, canned goods, and paper. The town is adjacent to Peak District National Park.

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