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West Yorkshire

n
(Placename) a metropolitan county of N England, administered since 1986 by the unitary authorities of Bradford, Leeds, Calderdale, Kirklees, and Wakefield. Area: 2039 sq km (787 sq miles)

West′ York′shire


n.
a metropolitan county in N England. 2,066,200; 787 sq. mi. (2039 sq. km).
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Noun1.West Yorkshire - a metropolitan county in northern England
England - a division of the United Kingdom
Leeds - a city on the River Aire in West Yorkshire in northern England; a center of the clothing industry
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The inclusive squad are a group of pupils who hadn't played any competitive sport previously or played as a team together, but were crowned Kirklees Athletics Champions, West Yorkshire Athletics Champions, Kirklees Pentathlon Champions and West Yorkshire Pentathlon finalists.
The west yorkshire combined authority ticketing company limited (wytcl) is a joint venture between the bus and rail operators of west yorkshire and our delivery partner, the west yorkshire combined authority (wyca).
UNITED KINGDOM -- A man wanted by British police for allegedly causing the deaths of eight people in a West Yorkshire town has been extradited back to the UK from Pakistan, a statement issued on Wednesday said.
ISLAMABAD -- A man wanted by British police for allegedly causing the deaths of eight people in a West Yorkshire town has been extradited back to the UK from Pakistan, a statement issued on Wednesday said.
FORMER West Yorkshire Police Chief Constable Sir Norman Bettison has been referred to the Independent Police Complaints Commission amid fears officers tried to discredit members of the Stephen Lawrence family, the force said.
Pamela Jackson's body was found on moorland in West Yorkshire last month after she went missing from her County Durham home in March.
SIR NORMAN BETTISON has earned more than PS1m in the five years he has run West Yorkshire Police.
West Yorkshire Police said a small piece of human tissue recovered from the River Aire in Shipley, West Yorkshire, at the weekend had been tested and found to belong to Ms Armitage, pictured, who went missing in Bradford last month.
North Yorkshire Police have confirmed they have been in touch with detectives in West Yorkshire, the force that covers the Bradford area.
A Boge SD20-RM750 has been installed into a brand new state-of-the-art vehicle disposal facility in West Yorkshire responsible for environmentally disposing up to 400 vehicles per week.
West Yorkshire Police said the teenager was arrested Tuesday afternoon in Dewsbury -and homes in the West Yorkshire town were searched.
West Yorkshire Police are still looking for 25-year-old Mustafa Jama.

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