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Castleford, a town in the E. division of the West Riding of Yorkshire, 10 miles S.E. of Leeds, on the river Aire, with a station on the Great Northern and North-Eastern railways. It is an ancient place, being identified with Legeolium, a Roman station on the Ermine Street between Doncaster and Tadcaster. Large numbers of glass bottles are made here.