Wakefield

[ weyk-feeld ]

noun
  1. a city in West Yorkshire, in N England: battle 1460.

  2. a town in E Massachusetts, near Boston.

  1. an estate in E Virginia, on the Potomac River: birthplace of George Washington; restored as a national monument in 1932.

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Wakefield

/ (ˈweɪkˌfiːld) /


noun
  1. 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)

  2. 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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