Pontefract



[pon-tuh-frakt; locally also puhm-frit, pom-] /ˈpɒn təˌfrækt; locally also ˈpʌm frɪt, ˈpɒm-/

noun
1.
a city in West Yorkshire, in N central England, SE of Leeds: ruins of a 12th-century castle.
/ˈpɒntɪˌfrækt/
noun
1.
an industrial town in N England, in Wakefield unitary authority, West Yorkshire: castle (1069), in which Richard II was imprisoned and murdered (1400). Pop: 28 250 (2001)

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