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A borough of northern England north of Sheffield.
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1. (Placename) an industrial town in N England, in Barnsley unitary authority, South Yorkshire. Pop: 71 599 (2001)
2. (Placename) a unitary authority in N England, in South Yorkshire. Pop: 220 200 (2003 est). Area: 329 sq km (127 sq miles)
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(ˈbɑrnz li)

a city in South Yorkshire, in N England. 226,500.
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