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A city of north-central England northeast of Manchester. Incorporated in 1626, it is a major commercial, transportation, communications, and industrial center.
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1. (Placename) a city in N England, in Leeds unitary authority, West Yorkshire on the River Aire: linked with Liverpool and Goole by canals; a former centre of the clothing industry; two universities (1904, 1992). Pop: 443 247 (2001)
2. (Placename) a unitary authority in N England, in West Yorkshire. Pop: 715 200 (2003 est). Area: 562 sq km (217 sq miles)
(Biography) 1st Duke of. See (1st Earl of) Danby
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a city in West Yorkshire, in N England. 749,000.
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