Definitions

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

Etymologies

Old English for 'open land by the river Sheaf'. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • SHEFFIELD - Rather than continue sending money to other agencies or municipalities, the city will keep money in Sheffield by operating a new driving school for individuals who are cited for minor traffic violations.

    news | FT | http://www.timesdaily.com

  • SHEFFIELD - Police Chief Greg Ray said he likes the idea of a teen club in Sheffield, but he's concerned about some of the activities at the one that recently opened.

    Local News from TimesDaily

  • SHEFFIELD - A Sheffield contractor has submitted the low bid for the long-awaited Love Plaza and walking trail project, city officials say.

    Local News from TimesDaily

  • SHEFFIELD LAKE - On Friday, three students from Tennyson Elementary School were presented with prizes as the winners of the annual Thanksgiving card coloring contest sponsored by the Sheffield firm of Barnes Wendling CPAs Inc.

    Chronicle-Telegram

  • SHEFFIELD GARDEN WALK AND FESTIVAL Sheffield and Webster: Sat 7/21, 12: 30 PM, Van Go; 2 PM,

    Chicago Reader

  • Being in Sheffield is just bliss, and that's before you even take into account the time spent at the Crucible.

    The One With First Session

  • At The Old Rectory in Duntisbourne Rouse, Gloucestershire, Mary Keen has replaced her veg with what she calls a "Sheffield meadow" sown with one of the mixes developed by Dr Nigel Dunnett of the University of Sheffield and available from Pictorial Meadows 0114 267 7635.

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  • A street in Sheffield that has been the butt of jokes for many years has finally won a battle to change its name to something less ... behind the times.

    3 posts from May 2009

  • He had already turned the Crucible in Sheffield into the great theatrical light of the North, not only by staging first-rate work but by creating a place which was buzzing before you got into the auditorium.

    Grandage leaves the Donmar and the critics cry

  • Hot on the heels of John Simm in Sheffield arrives Rory Kinnear (pictured) at the National.

    Hamlet - review

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