a town in central Hertfordshire, in SE England: incorporated into Welwyn Hatfield 1974.

Also called Bishop's Hatfield.
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a market town in S central England, in Hertfordshire, with a new town of the same name built on the outskirts: university (1992); site of Hatfield House (1607–11), the seat of the Cecil family. Pop: 32 281 (2001)
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