a metropolitan county in N England. 603 sq. mi. (1,561 sq. km).
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How to use South Yorkshire in a sentence
Barnsley, a city of 91,000 in South Yorkshire between Leeds and Sheffield, is neither Oklahoma nor Orlando.USMNT’s Daryl Dike is a ‘breath of fresh air’ for a small English club with big hopes | Steven Goff | March 26, 2021 | Washington Post
John Robert Cocker was born on May 20, 1944, in Sheffield, South Yorkshire.The Greatest Rock Voice of All Time Belonged to Joe Cocker | Ted Gioia | December 23, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Meanwhile, in South Yorkshire, anti-Thatcher activists burned an effigy of the controversial leader.Overlooked Stories of the Week: Torture Report, Venezuela & More | Nina Strochlic | April 20, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
In 1989, dozens of soccer fans were crushed to death due to overcrowding in a South Yorkshire stadium.Inquiry Finds Police Cover-Up in Deaths of 96 Fans at Hillsborough | Peter Jukes | September 13, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
We well remember how one of the most disastrous moorland fires in South Yorkshire was attributed to these gypsies.
On the South Yorkshire moors the Kestrel is, we are glad to say, still a fairly common bird.
One bird, however, that frequents the gardens of the northern shires is specially interesting to South Yorkshire naturalists.
There are few signs among the birds here in South Yorkshire to indicate any change of seasons.
The Kestrel is now very rarely seen about the South Yorkshire woods and fields.
British Dictionary definitions for South Yorkshire
a metropolitan county of N England, administered since 1986 by the unitary authorities of Barnsley, Doncaster, Sheffield, and Rotherham. Area: 1560 sq km (602 sq miles)
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