from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- A borough of north-central England east of Manchester. One of the leading industrialized cities of England, it has long specialized in the production of cutlery and steel. Population: 439,000.
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- proper n. A city in Yorkshire, England.
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- n. a steel manufacturing city in northern England famous for its cutlery industry
Old English for 'open land by the river Sheaf'. (Wiktionary)