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A borough of north-central England northeast of Sheffield, noted as the site of a famous annual horserace, the St. Leger.


1. (Placename) an industrial town in N England, in Doncaster unitary authority, South Yorkshire, on the River Don. Pop: 67 977 (2001)
2. (Placename) a unitary authority in N England, in South Yorkshire. Pop: 288 400 (2003 est). Area: 582 sq km (225 sq miles)


(ˈdɒŋ kæs tər; Brit. ˈdɒŋ kə stər)

a city in South Yorkshire, in N England. 292,500.
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Boxer Scott Westgarth died Sunday at the age of 31 after he fell ill following a light-heavyweight fight in Doncaster, England, on Saturday.
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Hull took a huge step towards resurrecting a disappointing season with a 32-24 victory over Wakefield in a pulsating Challenge Cup final at Keepmoat Stadium in Doncaster, England.
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11, 1953, in Doncaster, England, to George and Edna Brown Thompson.
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Jones joined McCormick USA after transferring from McCormick International in Doncaster, England.
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