/ (ˌkɜːkˈliːz) /
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a unitary authority in N England, in West Yorkshire. Pop: 391 400 (2003 est). Area: 410 sq km (158 sq miles)
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Words nearby Kirklees
Kirkcudbrightshire, Kirke, Kirkenes, Kirkland, Kirkland Lake, Kirklees, kirkman, Kirkpatrick, kirk session, Kirksville, Kirkuk
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How to use Kirklees in a sentence
His wound was beating red-hot irons into his heart; hardly could they get him from his horse to the gate of Kirklees.Robin Hood|Paul Creswick
It is a concise little history, beginning with the first day of his outlawry, and ending with the fatal scene at Kirklees.
In it we read how he visited his cousin, the Prioress of Kirklees Nunnery, for the purpose of being bled.
Cf. the commission to the rector of Aberford to be custos of Kirklees about the same time.Medieval English Nunneries c. 1275 to 1535|Eileen Edna Power
"I will go to my cousin, the prioress of Kirklees, for she hath much knowledge of healing," he said.Stories of Robin Hood|Bertha E. Bush