from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- A borough of north-central England east-northeast of Manchester. In the Battle of Wakefield (1460) Richard Plantagenet, the third duke of York (1411-1460), was slain by Lancastrian forces in the Wars of the Roses.
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- proper n. An industrial city in northern England; traditionally a centre for the cloth industry.
- proper n. A habitational surname.
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I was born in Wakefield, Quebec, which is just a bit south of Low, Quebec.
I also went to see Mike at The Black Sheep in Wakefield on Saturday night.
Take Sandy McConnell, officially a teaching assistant, but actually the organiser of breathtaking art, especially pottery, which should have a place in Wakefield's new Hepworth gallery when it opens next year.
We stopped in Wakefield, at the Wakefield Mall, because toilet facilities were needed.
But there are more photographs from Sunday, taken from two bridges over the Saugatucket River in Wakefield:
Here are a couple of photos taken in Wakefield yesterday, from the bridge, near Main Street, that spans the Saugatucket River.
But before stopping by the farm, we stopped in Wakefield, and admired the leaves, and a brilliant sun dog, from the bridge over over the Saugatucket River.
Spooky was in Wakefield most of the day, getting a tooth filled, and didn't get home until well after dark.
I think Wakefield is named after the English town, as is your Wakefield, likely.
Knuckle-baller Tim Wakefield is the 4th guy, that spots fits him good in this rotation and Clay Buchholz brings up the rear in the 5th spot.
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