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English: The Coat of arms of Manchester City Council, the local government authority for the City of Manchester, in Greater Manchester, England. The blazon is:
ARMS: Gules three Bendlets enhanced Or a Chief Argent thereon on Waves of the Sea a Ship under sail proper.
CREST: On a Wreath of the Colours a Terrestrial Globe semee of Bees volant all proper.
SUPPORTERS: On the dexter side a Heraldic Antelope Argent attired collared and chain reflexed over the back Or and on the sinister side a Lion guardant Or murally crowned Gules each charged on the shoulder with a Rose of the last.
Date 2010-12-28 13:41 (UTC)
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