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A city of north-central England east of Manchester. One of the leading industrialized cities of England, it has long specialized in the production of cutlery and steel.
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1. (Placename) a city in N England, in Sheffield unitary authority, South Yorkshire on the River Don: important centre of steel manufacture and of the cutlery industry; Sheffield university (1905) and Sheffield Hallam University (1992). Pop: 439 866 (2001)
2. (Placename) a unitary authority in N England, in South Yorkshire. Pop: 512 500 (2003 est). Area: 368 sq km (142 sq miles)
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a city in South Yorkshire, in N England. 559,800.
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Noun1.Sheffield - a steel manufacturing city in northern England famous for its cutlery industry
South Yorkshire - a metropolitan county in northern England
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