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ˈblæk bərnblack·burn

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Blackburn, Blackburnian warbler, Dendroica fuscanoun

    black-and-white North American wood warbler having an orange-and-black head and throat


  1. Blackburnnoun

    A town in Lancashire, England


  1. blackburn

    Blackburn, a town in Lancashire, England, is known for fisheries, manufacturing, and trading textiles particularly cotton during the Industrial Revolution. Alternatively, Blackburn can also refer to a surname of English or Scottish origin.


  1. Blackburn

    Blackburn is a large town in Lancashire, England. It lies to the north of the West Pennine Moors on the southern edge of the Ribble Valley, 9 miles east of Preston, 20.9 miles NNW of Manchester. and is 9 miles north of the Greater Manchester border. Blackburn is bounded to the south by Darwen, with which it forms the unitary authority of Blackburn with Darwen, Blackburn is its administrative centre. At the time of the UK Government's 2001 census, Blackburn had a population of 105,085, whilst the wider borough of Blackburn with Darwen had a population of 140,700. A former mill town, textiles have been produced in Blackburn since the middle of the 13th century, when wool was woven in people's houses in the domestic system. Flemish weavers who settled in the area during the 14th century helped to develop the woollen cottage industry. James Hargreaves, inventor of the spinning jenny, was a weaver in Blackburn. The most rapid period of growth and development in Blackburn's history coincided with the industrialisation and expansion of textile manufacturing. Blackburn was a boomtown of the Industrial Revolution, and amongst the first industrialised towns in the world.

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Blackburn

    a manufacturing town in Lancashire, 21 m. NW. of Manchester, a centre of the cotton industry, and the greatest in the world; is the birthplace of Hargreaves, the inventor of the spinning-jenny.

Surnames Frequency by Census Records


    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Blackburn is ranked #889 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Blackburn surname appeared 39,097 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 13 would have the surname Blackburn.

    87.4% or 34,175 total occurrences were White.
    7.3% or 2,858 total occurrences were Black.
    2.1% or 837 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    1.7% or 669 total occurrences were of two or more races.
    0.9% or 356 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.
    0.5% or 203 total occurrences were Asian.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of blackburn in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of blackburn in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of blackburn in a Sentence

  1. Bill Hagerty:

    Tennesseans can trust me to stand with Senator Blackburn and President President Trump, that's been my track record.

  2. Marsha Blackburn:

    I'm proud to partner with Senators Marsha Blackburn and Amy Klobuchar in this breakthrough blow against Big Tech bullying. This bipartisan bill will help break these tech giants' ironclad grip, open the app economy to new competitors, and give mobile users more control over their own devices.

  3. David Cameron:

    – Hillary Clinton tweet Friday. ] Back at you - Time looks at how controversy over Indiana’s law could ensnare leading Democrats like President Obama, Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and New York Senator Chuck Schumer, who previously supported bills with similar effects years ago. POWER PLAY : BLACKBURN FIGHTS NEW INTERNET REGS Hello, Internet ! So who is in charge of you ? The Obama administration is pushing through a plan to regulate the Internet like it does telephones, with rules for fees, requirements for carriers and new fees. Could that also mean the government would have control over the content ? Congresswoman Marsha Blackburn has taken up the charge to fight the move. The Tennessee Republican joins ChrisStirewalt to discuss what’s at stake for the consumer and the legislative steps she’s taking to stop the FCC. WATCH HERE. DO N’T YOU WISH OUR CAMPAIGNS WERE 38 DAYS LONG ? Sky News :.

  4. President Biden:

    Sen. Marsha Blackburn of Tennessee :.

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