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Bradford

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Bradford (pop. 477,500), city and parlimentary borough of Yorkshire, England, in the Aire valley, 9 mi (14 km) from Leeds. It was concerned with the wool trade during the Middle Ages, and by the end of the 15th century had become an important center of the industry. The Bradford Exchange is a major international wool market, and the Bradford Institute of Technology is world famous for its textile design.

See also: England.

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