Examples from the Web for sheffield
As a major source for steel during World War II, Sheffield was a frequent target of bombing raids.
John Robert Cocker was born on May 20, 1944, in Sheffield, South Yorkshire.
There was snow on the ground when I made my last trip to see Sheffield.I Was Gang Raped at a UVA Frat 30 Years Ago, and No One Did Anything|Liz Seccuro|December 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
At some point, the brothers decided to head up to Kansas City and found jobs at Armco, still known locally as Sheffield Steel.
LaPlante also knew the tree-lined Chicago street—Sheffield Avenue—where she set the novel.
Some settlers, who have furnished themselves in Sheffield itself, can show tools of finer make than the American ones.Brighter Britain! (Volume 1 of 2)|William Delisle Hay
Music is a good deal cultivated among all classes in Sheffield.Rides on Railways|Samuel Sidney
Class and class are thus better knit together in Sheffield than elsewhere.Contemporary Socialism|John Rae
Sheffield said that this was rather belonging to all parties than to none.Loss and Gain|John Henry Newman
Sheffield was busy with the supply—inter alia—of 2000 tons of knives, forks, and spoons.Deeds of a Great Railway|G. R. S. Darroch
British Dictionary definitions for sheffield
Word Origin and History for sheffield
manufacturing city in Yorkshire, noted for cutlery and metalwork since at least 14c. The name is from late Old English Scafeld "Open Land by the River Sheaf," an Old English river name, perhaps from sceað "boundary."
Culture definitions for sheffield
City in northern England.