Barnsley



a city in South Yorkshire, in N England.
Historical Examples

At the Wharncliffe Silkstone colliery, Barnsley, eleven men were killed and two injured by an explosion.
The Annual Register 1914 Anonymous

Created a parliamentary borough in 1918, Barnsley returns one member to Parliament.
The New Gresham Encyclopedia. Vol. 1 Part 3 Various

A mile or so away, at Barnsley Park, where the oaks thrive on a vein of clay soil, green woodpeckers may often be seen and heard.
A Cotswold Village J. Arthur Gibbs

His dirty gray coverall bore the name “Barnsley” upon grimy white tape over the heart.
The Wedge Horace Brown Fyfe

John Yeardley did not take his actual farewell of Barnsley until the end of the year.
Memoir and Diary of John Yeardley, Minister of the Gospel John Yeardley

The next time Barnsley came to a set of doors, he found also a black plastic cube about two feet high.
The Wedge Horace Brown Fyfe

Barnsley fingered his beard to hide a grin and turned the other way.
The Wedge Horace Brown Fyfe

Barnsley concentrated upon keeping his features blank as a rushing sound seemed to grow in his ear.
The Wedge Horace Brown Fyfe

Her precious remains were interred at Burton on the 7th, after a meeting appointed for the occasion at Barnsley.
Memoir and Diary of John Yeardley, Minister of the Gospel John Yeardley

Here, from the appearance of the bleach-grounds, I could fancy myself in Barnsley.
Memoir and Diary of John Yeardley, Minister of the Gospel John Yeardley

noun
an industrial town in N England, in Barnsley unitary authority, South Yorkshire. Pop: 71 599 (2001)
a unitary authority in N England, in South Yorkshire. Pop: 220 200 (2003 est). Area: 329 sq km (127 sq miles)

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