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  1. Millom is a town and civil parish on the north shore of the estuary of the River Duddon in the southwest of Cumbria, England. Millom was constructed as a new town, beginning in 1866 and subsumed the village of Holborn Hill. Built around ironworks, the town grew to a size of over 10,000 people by the 1960s, but has struggled since the works were closed in 1968. Culturally, Millom is notable as the birthplace of poet Norman Nicholson, and as a major centre of amateur rugby league.
  2. Millom a.k.a. Millom railway station serves the town of Millom in Cumbria, England. The railway station is a stop on the scenic Cumbrian Coast Line 16 miles north of Barrow-in-Furness. It is managed by Northern Rail, who provide all passenger train services.

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Google previewHistorical & Descriptive Guide to Carlisle and District (1881)

by Albert Barnes Moss

MILLOM is a parish consisting of several townships, and a town and station on the Furness Railway. The parish is bounded on the west and south by the Irish Sea, and on the east by the river Duddon. The parish abounds in limestone and iron ...

Google previewContemporary Perspective on LMS Railway Signalling Vol 1 (2015)

Semaphore Swansong by Allen Jackson

N Millom is a town founded on iron ore and the ability of the Furness Railway to transport it. Although there was a ...

Google previewThe New Nature Writing (2017)

Rethinking the Literature of Place by Jos Smith

Millom is a place on the periphery in a range of different ways. And yet Nicholson finds it interwoven with a tenderness and ...

Google previewHercules and the Farmer's Wife (2013)

And Other Stories from a Cumbrian Art Gallery by Chris Wadsworth

Millom is a town on the west coast of Cumbria, It is quite close to Cockermouth as the crow flies but the Lake District is arrangedlike a cartwheel, with the mountains and lakes radiating like the spokes of the wheel froma central point. As a result ...

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia Britannica (1911)

A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and General Information


MILLOM, a market town in the Egremont parliamentary division of Cumberland, England, in the extreme ...

Google previewConcise Dictionary of European Proverbs (2013)

by Emanuel Strauss

blinde erden enøjede konge Nor: den einøygde er kongje millom deisom blinde er Swed: denenögde är högsti korgen bland de blinde Lat: beatimonoculi in terracaecorum Fr: au paysdes aveugles le borgneest roi au pays desculs-de- jatte, ...

Google previewA dictionary of the English language. Abstracted from the folio ed. by the author (1802)

by Samuel Johnson

Millom. 3. To essay first. Drjden.

Google previewA Topographical Dictionary of the United Kingdom (1808)

by Benjamin Pitts Capper

Millom, was formerly a market town.

Google previewColumbia Dictionary of Modern European Literature (1980)

by Jean Albert Bédé, William Benbow Edgerton

Millom Eldar (1917; Between Fires), ...

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Scrabble value of M3I1L1L1O1M3

The value of this 6-letter word is 10 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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