Harrogate

(redirected from Harrogate, England)
Also found in: Dictionary.

Harrogate

(hăr`ōgĭt, –gāt), city (1991 pop. 68,637), North Yorkshire, N central England. It is residential with a tourist and health resort, having more than 80 mineral springs. Harrogate is also a popular trade exhibition center and has varied light industry.

Harrogate

 

an administrative district in Great Britain, in North Yorkshire. Formed between 1973 and 1975, it includes the cities of Ripon and Harrogate and various rural populated points. Its population in 1974 was 134,300. Industry is represented primarily by food processing and the manufacture of textiles.

The city of Harrogate has been a balneological and climatic health resort since the 16th century. Situated in the foothills of the Pennine Mountains, it is approximately 130 m above sea level. The resort has almost 90 mineral springs including chalybeate and sulfate springs. The waters of 16 of the springs are used for drinking. The sulfate Montpellier Spring is the site of the Royal Baths. The Royal Bath Hospital provides thermal and electrical treatment.

From Harrogate, tourists make excursions to the historic sites of Yorkshire, especially to the town of Knaresborough and to the abbeys of Fountains and Bolton.

Harrogate

a town in N England, in North Yorkshire: a former spa, now a centre for tourism and conferences. Pop.: 70 811 (2001 est.)
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
June 4-6--World Foundry Congress 2006, Harrogate, England.
HARROGATE, ENGLAND -- A woman's vitamin D status in late pregnancy is predictive of her offspring's lumbar spine volumetric bone density at age 9, a prospective study has shown.
HARROGATE, ENGLAND -- Age and frailty should not deter physicians from offering very elderly osteoporotic patients antiresorptive therapy, despite age-associated increases in comorbid conditions, said Steven Boonen, M.
In early September, Executive Director Nelson Fabian and I had great expectations for our visit to England after receiving a formal invitation from David Purchon, President of the Chartered Institute of Environmental Health (CIEH) to attend the Congress 2000 meeting in Harrogate, England.
HARROGATE, England -- Marcel Kittel of Germany won the first stage of the Tour de France for a second straight year after a late crash brought down British rival Mark Cavendish in the presence of royals on Saturday.
HARROGATE, ENGLAND -- Targeted use of bone densitometry in premenopausal women can identify a significant number of patients who would benefit from bone protection, a study has shown.
HARROGATE, ENGLAND -- Calcium and vitamin D supplementation do not reduce the risk of clinical fracture among women identified as having one or more risk factors for hip fracture, a randomized controlled trial has shown.
We attended the CIEH Environmental Health Congress this past September, in Harrogate, England, where we heard David Purchon, CIEH president, deliver a message titled "The State of Environmental Health.
and The Information Technology Association of America (ITAA) today announced The CODA Group plc of Harrogate, England has received ITAA 2000 certification.
BUSINES WIRE)--May 12, 1998--The Information Technology Association of America (ITAA) today announced The CODA Group plc of Harrogate, England has received ITAA 2000 certification.
HARROGATE, ENGLAND -- Low serum albumin and T3 levels are independently predictive of vertebral fractures in women older than 50 years, a 10-year prospective study has shown.
OraTest(tm) (known as OraScreen(tm) in the UK) was the focus of a major press event at the annual conference of the British Dental Association (BDA) today in Harrogate, England.