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Sellafield Line breaks: Sel¦la|field
Pronunciation: /ˈsɛləfiːld/

Definition of Sellafield in English:

The site of a nuclear power station and reprocessing plant on the coast of Cumbria in NW England. It was the scene in 1957 of a fire which caused a serious escape of radioactive material. Former name (1947–81) Windscale.

Words that rhyme with Sellafield

upfield • Huddersfield

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