- a city in West Yorkshire, in N England: battle 1460.
- a town in E Massachusetts, near Boston.
- an estate in E Virginia, on the Potomac River: birthplace of George Washington; restored as a national monument in 1932.
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Since being outed by Wakefield as the so-called “CDC whistleblower,” Dr. Thompson has issued a statement through his lawyer.Anti-Vaxxers Have a New Hero
September 1, 2014
Therefore, claims are forever reworked and reexamined; the truth eventually is found, as happened with Wakefield.Get Your Damn Flu Shot
January 18, 2013
As a result, Wakefield lost his right to practice medicine.
The least convincing data come from the type of study Wakefield had conducted: a simple case series.
He was born at Wakefield in Yorkshire, in 1825, one of a family of thirteen children.Self-Help
With that he handed me 4s and I went down into Wakefield and got a good repast.Adventures and Recollections
Bill o'th' Hoylus End
Adjoining is the Wakefield Tower, with walls thirteen feet thick.England, Picturesque and Descriptive
Whipping at Wakefield appears to have been a common punishment.Bygone Punishments
His encyclopdia informed him that Wakefield had a population of about fifteen thousand.In a Little Town
- a city in N England, in Wakefield unitary authority, West Yorkshire: important since medieval times as an agricultural and textile centre. Pop: 76 886 (2001)
- a unitary authority in N England, in West Yorkshire. Pop: 318 300 (2003 est). Area: 333 sq km (129 sq miles)
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