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[dong-kas-ter; British dong-kuh-ster]
  1. a city in South Yorkshire, in N England.
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Examples from the Web for doncaster

Historical Examples

  • We find him, from the 14th to the 16th, at Pontefract; on the 17th, at Doncaster.

    Henry of Monmouth, Volume 1

    J. Endell Tyler

  • He heard his own name and that of the Duke of Burlington; then came 'Doncaster beauty.'

    The Young Duke

    Benjamin Disraeli

  • A shopkeeper at Doncaster had for his virtues obtained the name of the little rascal.

    The Jest Book

    Mark Lemon

  • There is now a family of the name of Wellborne residing in Doncaster.

  • Then, leaving by the evening train, he returned to Doncaster, where he spent the night.

    The Pit Prop Syndicate

    Freeman Wills Crofts

British Dictionary definitions for doncaster


  1. an industrial town in N England, in Doncaster unitary authority, South Yorkshire, on the River Don. Pop: 67 977 (2001)
  2. a unitary authority in N England, in South Yorkshire. Pop: 288 400 (2003 est). Area: 582 sq km (225 sq miles)
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