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A borough of northern England northeast of Sheffield. It is an industrial center.
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1. (Placename) an industrial town in N England, in Rotherham unitary authority, South Yorkshire. Pop: 117 262 (2001)
2. (Placename) a unitary authority in N England, in South Yorkshire. Pop: 251 500 (2003 est). Area: 283 sq km (109 sq miles)
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(ˈrɒð ər əm)

a city in South Yorkshire, in N England. 256,300.
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The remains of this extensive wood are still to be seen at the noble seats of Wentworth, of Warncliffe Park, and around Rotherham. Here haunted of yore the fabulous Dragon of Wantley; here were fought many of the most desperate battles during the Civil Wars of the Roses; and here also flourished in ancient times those bands of gallant outlaws, whose deeds have been rendered so popular in English song.
While the three relegated clubs - Ipswich Town, Bolton Wanderers and Rotherham United - were perhaps a little more predictable, the division still sprung plenty of surprises.
ROTHERHAM United are already facing up to the reality of League One football next term after their relegation was confirmed last week but there's a sense of pride at the New York Stadium at how the Millers have performed this season - and they're desperate to end the campaign on a high against Boro.
Rotherham led twice, but boss Warne fumed at the hosts' third goal which appeared to go in off Kyle Naughton's hand.
WIGAN 1 Vaughan 73 ROTHERHAM 0 THERE will be a few Championship managers looking at the attacking talent at Wigan with a touch of envy, not least the strength in depth on the bench.
LIVERPOOL City Council is paying for legal advice relating to the child sex scandal in Rotherham, where Ged Fitzgerald was formerly in charge.
CARDIFF City are interested in signing Rotherham United winger Danny Ward, according to reports.
BACK Rotherham to take at least as many corners as Ipswich in the Championship game at the New York Stadium.
Two of the defendants in a child exploitation case in Rotherham, northern England, exclaimed the Islamic phrase "Allahu Akbar," which translates into "Allah is the greatest," in court Thursday as they were being ushered to their jail cells after receiving their sentences.