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(Placename) a town in SE England, administrative centre of Hertfordshire. Pop: 24 460 (2001)
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(ˈhɑr fərd, ˈhɑrt fərd)

1. the county seat of Hertfordshire, in SE England. 20,379.
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Why, lads, did I not meet that mad wag Simon of Ely, even at the famous fair at Hertford Town, and beat him in the ring at that place before Sir Robert of Leslie and his lady?
"That may be," said the Tinker right sturdily, "but I am more deft than he, for did I not overcome Simon of Ely in a fair bout in the ring at Hertford Town?
So the next week a countrywoman was brought from Hertford, or thereabouts, who was to take the child off our hands entirely for #10 in money.
I had been down at Hertford, and looked at her and at her dwelling, which I liked well enough; and I promised her great things if she would be kind to the child, so she knew at first word that I was the child's mother.
"Alan Campbell, 152, Hertford Street, Mayfair." Yes; that was the man he wanted.
After visiting the National Gallery, or Hertford House, or hearing Brahms or Beethoven at the Bechstein Hall, she would come back to find a new person awaiting her, in whose soul were imbedded some grains of the invaluable substance which she still called reality, and still believed that she could find.
Work will then begin on the second phase to install new paving from Broadgate Square to Hertford Street as a continuation of the work already carried out in Broadgate which is expected to be finished by the end of 2018.
He won his men's singles matches, beating Worcester's Tony Cole 21-18, 21-11 and Hertford's William Westwood 21-18, 21-10.
Cannon & Stokes, renamed CommaTech (Leicester), supplies blue chip aerospace customers with components and assemblies, including complex prismatic components and turned ringsThe newly acquired Hertfordshire-based precision manufacturing business, which was part of the European division of a US group, was purchased from the group's administrators and has been renamed CommaTech (Hertford).
The note written on Arriva-headed paper read: "Left on the 390 at Hertford 15:55.
Andrew Stevenson at MERL, Tamworth Road, Hertford, SG13 7DG, England.

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