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Rhubarb is featured on this sign in Carlton, Leeds. MM may be Roman numerals for the year 2000


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  1. Any of several place names in England:
    1. A village in Bedford borough, Bedfordshire (OS grid ref SP9555).
    2. A village in South Cambridgeshire district, Cambridgeshire (OS grid ref TL6453).
    3. A village in Stockton-on-Tees borough, County Durham (OS grid ref NZ3921).
    4. A village and civil parish in Hinckley and Bosworth borough, Leicestershire (OS grid ref SK3905).
    5. A suburb of Nottingham in Gedling borough, Nottinghamshire (OS grid ref SK6141).
    6. A village in Suffolk Coastal district, Suffolk (OS grid ref TM3864).
    7. A village in Richmondshire district, North Yorkshire (OS grid ref SE0684)
    8. A village and parish of Selby district, North Yorkshire (OS grid ref SE6424).
    9. A village in Barnsley borough, South Yorkshire (OS grid ref SE3610).
    10. A village in the City of Leeds district, West Yorkshire (OS grid ref SE3327).
    11. A civil parish (served by Bramhope and Carlton Parish Council) in Leeds district, which includes the settlements of East Carlton and West Carlton.
  2. A habitational surname from Old English, from any of these places.
  3. A suburb of southern Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.
  4. An inner suburb of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.
  5. A neighbourhood of Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.
  6. A hamlet in Rosthern, Saskatchewan, Canada.
  7. Various places in the United States of America:
    1. An unincorporated community and census-designated place in Clarke County, Alabama.
    2. A small city in Madison County, Georgia.
    3. A tiny city in Dickinson County, Kansas.
    4. A small city, the county seat of Carlton County, Minnesota.
    5. A town in Orleans County, New York.
    6. A city in Yamhill County, Oregon.
    7. An unincorporated community in Hamilton County, Texas.
    8. An unincorporated community in Okanogan County, Washington.
    9. A town in Kewaunee County, Wisconsin.
  8. A settlement on Saint Croix, United States Virgin Islands.

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