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[roth -er-uh m] /ˈrɒð ər əm/
a city in South Yorkshire, in N England. Unabridged
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  • Mr. Rotherham may not have all the qualities that a clergyman ought to possess, but he is far from being a bad man.

    The Two Admirals J. Fenimore Cooper
  • We killed in the open, just at the edge of Rotherham Common.

    Orley Farm Anthony Trollope
  • I would give the world that I had not sent Dick to Mr. Rotherham's this morning.

    The Two Admirals J. Fenimore Cooper
  • Rotherham and Masbro are one town, only separated by the River Rother.

    Lives of Illustrious Shoemakers William Edward Winks
  • Rotherham—vicar—poor St. James—gone; yes—Mr.—Rotherham—vicar.

    The Two Admirals J. Fenimore Cooper
  • About this time Peace married at Rotherham the daughter of a surgeon in the Navy.

  • Short, of Rotherham, a professed epidemiologist, says that the malignant angina never left Sheffield entirely since the year 1745.

British Dictionary definitions for Rotherham


an industrial town in N England, in Rotherham unitary authority, South Yorkshire. Pop: 117 262 (2001)
a unitary authority in N England, in South Yorkshire. Pop: 251 500 (2003 est). Area: 283 sq km (109 sq miles)
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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