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Which City In the United Kingdom?

Name these British cities based on their starting letter and a description.
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Last updated: December 12, 2019
First submittedDecember 7, 2017
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Description
Letter
City
Capital of the U.K.
L
London
Among British cities, this one gets the second-most overseas visitors.
E
Edinburgh
The Beatles come from this city on the River Mersey.
L
Liverpool
City where you might see a don punting down the River Cherwell.
O
Oxford
Known as "Steel City".
S
Sheffield
Its team won the 2016 Premier League despite 5000-1 odds.
L
Leicester
Last port of call for the Mayflower on its voyage to America.
P
Plymouth
City once called "Cottonopolis" due to its many textile mills.
M
Manchester
Some people blame deep-fried Mars bars for this city's low life expectancy.
G
Glasgow
Robin Hood lived near here.
N
Nottingham
The Archbishop of this city heads the Church of England.
C
Canterbury
Isaac Newton was a faculty member of this city's university.
C
Cambridge
Where the RMS Titanic was built.
B
Belfast
Often called the "Granite City".
A
Aberdeen
James Watt invented his steam engine in this city also known for the
"Peaky Blinders" gang.
B
Birmingham
The Angel of the North sits just a couple miles south of this city
where Lucozade was invented.
N
Newcastle
City whose name is also spelled Caerdydd.
C
Cardiff
Known as the birthplace of Marks and Spencer, this city is also home
to the Royal Armouries Museum.
L
Leeds
The county town of Norfolk, it was England's second largest city in 1500.
N
Norwich
Where the HMS Victory can be seen.
P
Portsmouth
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Dec 11, 2019
Enjoyed that, could do a nice series on that premise
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Dec 11, 2019
Congrats on the feature!
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Dec 12, 2019
Thanks! It's the first one for a while so I'm pretty happy with it!
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Dec 12, 2019
Nice and easy :)