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A city of north-central England west of Leeds, historically noted for its worsted mills.
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1. (Placename) an industrial city in N England, in Bradford unitary authority, West Yorkshire: a centre of the woollen industry from the 14th century and of the worsted trade from the 18th century; university (1966). Pop: 293 717 (2001)
2. (Placename) a unitary authority in West Yorkshire. Pop: 477 800 (2003 est). Area: 370 sq km (143 sq miles)
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(ˈbræd fərd)

1. William, 1590–1657, second governor of Plymouth Colony 1621–56.
2. a city in West Yorkshire, in N England. 481,700.
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Noun1.Bradford - United States printer (born in England) whose press produced the first American prayer book and the New York City's first newspaper (1663-1752)Bradford - United States printer (born in England) whose press produced the first American prayer book and the New York City's first newspaper (1663-1752)
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Pickles practised as a barrister at Bradford, Yorkshire, from 1949 to 1976, serving as a Recorder of the Crown Court from 1972 to 1976.