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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.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a steel manufacturing city in northern England famous for its cutlery industry


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


  • 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 |

  • 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.


  • 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.

    The Independent - Frontpage RSS Feed

  • 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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