East·leigh (ēstʹlē)
A municipal borough of southern England north-northeast of Southampton. Its industries include railroad shops. Population: 109,576.

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      town and borough (district), administrative and historic county of Hampshire, England. It lies north and east of Southampton, centred on the town of Eastleigh. The borough grew rapidly in the 19th century with the establishment of railway works. Eastleigh has become an area of contrasts, ranging from the town of Eastleigh, an expanding industrial annex of Southampton, through residential development to a yachtsmen's playground at Hamble. Area, borough, 31 square miles (80 square km). Pop. (2001) town, 52,894; borough, 116,177.

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