geographical name town N England in West Yorkshire, SE of Leeds population 31,971

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  • Pontefract — Koordinaten 53° 41′ N, 1° 19′ W …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Pontefract — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Ayuntamiento Pontefract Pontefract es una ciudad en el área de Wakefield, West Yorkshire, Inglaterra. La ciudad tiene una población de aproximadamente 35.000 habitantes. La actividad económicas principal es la… …   Wikipedia Español

  • Pontefract — (spr. pónntìsrĕkt oder pómmsrĕt), Stadt (municipal borough) im Westbezirk von Yorkshire (England), unweit des Zusammenflusses von Aire und Calder, mit alter Allerheiligenkirche (im 17. Jahrh. zerstört, seit 1838 teilweise restauriert), hübschem… …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Pontefract — (spr. pommfrĕt), Stadt in der engl. Grafsch. York, West Riding, (1901) 13.422 E …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • Pontefract — Coordinates: 53°41′17″N 1°18′36″W / 53.688°N 1.310°W / 53.688; 1.310 …   Wikipedia

  • Pontefract — /pon teuh frakt /; locally also /pum frit, pom /, n. a city in West Yorkshire, in N central England, SE of Leeds: ruins of a 12th century castle. 31,335. * * * ▪ England, United Kingdom       historic market town, Wakefield metropolitan borough,… …   Universalium

  • Pontefract — This very interesting name is English. It is a dialectual tease being the recognised pronunciation for the town in the county of Yorkshire called Pontefract, and from whence originate the famous Pomfret Cakes a black liquorice sweet. There are… …   Surnames reference

  • Pontefract — Original name in latin Pontefract Name in other language Pontefrakt, Pontifrakt, pontepeulaegteu, Понтефракт, Понтифракт State code GB Continent/City Europe/London longitude 53.69107 latitude 1.31269 altitude 69 Population 28620 Date 2012 04 17 …   Cities with a population over 1000 database

  • PONTEFRACT —    (16), an ancient market town of Yorkshire, 13 m. SE. of Leeds; has a castle in which Richard II. died, and which suffered four sieges in the Civil War, a market hall, grammar school, and large market gardens, where liquorice for the… …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • Pontefract — /ˈpɒntəfrækt/ (say pontuhfrakt) noun a town in England, in West Yorkshire; ruins of a 12th century castle in which Richard II was murdered …   Australian English dictionary

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