Bootle

Bootle, town (1991 pop. 70,860), Sefton metropolitan district, NW England, at the mouth of the Mersey River. It has extensive docks adjacent to those of Liverpool. Besides shipping, Bootle's industries include tanning, tin smelting, engineering, and flour milling.

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