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Mansfield,

city (71,325) and district, Nottinghamshire, central England, on the western border of Sherwood Forest. The city lies in a coal district, with manufactures of hosiery, shoes, and metal products. Limestone and red and white sandstone are quarried nearby. Prehistoric cave dwellings are in the vicinity, as is a medieval church. The grammar school there was founded in 1561. Mansfield Woodhouse, a nearby mining and quarrying town, was once a forest post for guarding against wolves.

Mansfield.

1 Town (1990 pop. 20,634), Tolland co., NE Conn.; settled c.1692, inc. 1702. It is an agricultural and manufacturing town. The Univ. of Connecticut is in Storrs, which is included within Mansfield. The town also includes Mansfield Hollow, the site of a large flood-control project. 2 Industrial city (1990 pop. 50,627), seat of Richland co., N central Ohio, in a hilly region surrounded by fertile farmlands; inc. 1828. It is a manufacturing, commercial, and insurance center. Among its many diverse products are tires, automobile bodies, electrical appliances, sports vehicles, and brass goods. A branch of Ohio State Univ. is there. The home of Louis Bromfield is used as an ecological center and experiment farm. Also of interest are South Park, with a reconstructed blockhouse of the War of 1812, and Kingwood Center and Gardens, with landscaped floral displays and a pre–Civil War French-provincial mansion.

Mansfield

 

a city in Great Britain, in Nottinghamshire. Population, 57,600 (1971). Manufacturers of knitted wear and shoes, metalworking enterprises, and textile, chemical, and food industries are located there; coal is mined in the area. The estate of Newstead Abbey, which belonged to Lord Byron, is 6 km south of Mansfield.


Mansfield

 

a city in the northern USA, in the state of Ohio. Population, 55,000 (1970; 130,000 including the suburbs). Mans-field is a railroad junction. There were 24,000 people employed in industry in 1970. It is a metalworking center; electrical engineering and power machinery industries and manufacturers of motors, ferrous and nonferrous metal items, rubber, and plastics are located there. Coal and natural gas are extracted nearby.

Mansfield

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Katherine, real name Kathleen Mansfield Beauchamp. 1888-- 1923, British writer, born in New Zealand, noted for her short stories, such as those in Bliss (1920) and The Garden Party (1922)

Mansfield

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a town in central England, in W Nottinghamshire: former coal-mining and cotton-textiles industries. Pop.: 69 987 (2001)
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