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Ash·ford

 (ăsh′fərd), Evelyn Born 1957.
American athlete. A sprinter on four Olympic track teams, she won five Olympic medals, including a gold medal in the 100-meter dash (1984) and three gold medals in the four-by-100-meter relay (1984, 1988, and 1992).

Ashford

(ˈæʃfəd)
n
(Placename) a market town in SE England, in central Kent. Pop: 58 936 (2001)
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Catalogues were made out and sent to the various dealers in second-hand books at Tercanbury, Maidstone, and Ashford.
I suppose you don't take much interest in hops; but I am a pretty large grower myself; and if you ever like to come over to our neighbourhood - neighbourhood of Ashford - and take a run about our place, -we shall be glad for you to stop as long as you like.'
It happened that they had made the acquaintance of two young ladies in employment in Clapham, Miss Flossie Bright and Miss Edna Bunthorne, and it was resolved therefore to make a cheerful little cyclist party of four into the heart of Kent, and to picnic and spend an indolent afternoon and evening among the trees and bracken between Ashford and Maidstone.
Tenders are invited for quantity surveyor, project manager & employer agent services for mixed use development in ashford town centre, kent
26 July 2019- RED Hospitality and Leisure, a company of Texas, US-based Ashford Inc.
Earlier, Zovio announced that WASC Senior College and University Commission, or WSCUC, approved Ashford University's application for a change of ownership and legal status.
5 June 2019 - Texas, US-based asset management company Ashford Inc.
Ashford Trust has now utilized or received commitments totaling USD 40.6 million of capital since the commencement of the Enhanced Return Funding Program related to the acquisition of Hilton Alexandria Old Town, La Posada de Santa Fe, Embassy Suites New York Midtown Manhattan, and the Hilton Santa Cruz/Scotts Valley.
Rumours are swirlingthat the Duke and Duchess of Sussex are staying at Ashford Castle, a luxury estate once voted the 'best hotel in the world'
Lee David Ashford, a former computer science teacher at St David's Catholic College in Cardiff, pleaded guilty to a charge of grievous bodily harm on April 25 last year.
Brad Ashford (D-Neb.), considered one of the most vulnerable House Democrats.
Justin Ashford has been appointed a principal consultant in the Advisory Services practice at WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff.