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[roth-er-uh m]
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  1. a city in South Yorkshire, in N England.
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  • I would give the world that I had not sent Dick to Mr. Rotherham's this morning.

    The Two Admirals

    J. Fenimore Cooper

  • Rotherham—vicar—poor St. James—gone; yes—Mr.—Rotherham—vicar.

    The Two Admirals

    J. Fenimore Cooper

  • We killed in the open, just at the edge of Rotherham Common.

    Orley Farm</p>

    Anthony Trollope

  • Rotherham and Masbro are one town, only separated by the River Rother.

  • About this time Peace married at Rotherham the daughter of a surgeon in the Navy.

British Dictionary definitions for rotherham


  1. an industrial town in N England, in Rotherham unitary authority, South Yorkshire. Pop: 117 262 (2001)
  2. a unitary authority in N England, in South Yorkshire. Pop: 251 500 (2003 est). Area: 283 sq km (109 sq miles)
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