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1. A city of northeast Massachusetts, a suburb of Boston. Settled in 1630, it is the seat of Tufts University (chartered 1852).
2. A city of southwest Oregon south of the Rogue River. It grew as a shipping point in a fruit and lumber area.
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(ˈmɛd fərd)

a city in E Massachusetts, near Boston. 56,580.
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Noun1.Medford - a town in southwestern OregonMedford - a town in southwestern Oregon; a summer resort
Beaver State, OR, Oregon - a state in northwestern United States on the Pacific
2.Medford - town in northeastern MassachusettsMedford - town in northeastern Massachusetts; residential suburb of Boston
Bay State, Massachusetts, Old Colony, MA - a state in New England; one of the original 13 colonies
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Through Siskiyou County and across high mountains, they came to Ashland and Medford and camped beside the wild Rogue River.
But Marilyn Medford-Hawkins, sister of Leroy 'Junior' Medford, who died after being arrested in April 2017, says she "remains sceptical" of whether improvements will be made.
The three highest-priced home sales in Medford last month ranged from $478,600 to $530,000.
The collision involving five buses occurred at Tuckerton Road and Lenape Trail in Medford Lakes around 4.30 p.m.
Friday night's final was 31-14, with visiting South Medford never trailing after scoring on its first drive of the game.
People's Bank is a locally owned and managed bank based in Medford, Oregon with total assets of USD 282 million, deposits of USD 253 million, loans of USD 202 million and five locations in Medford, Ashland, Central Point and Grants Pass.
Auto Business News-May 9, 2017--AAMCO Transmissions opens first location in Medford, Oregon
(NYSE: NEWM) has signed a sale agreement for the Medford, Oregon Mail Tribune and related assets, the company said.
Medford Lakes, NJ, September 19, 2015 --( The NJ Center for Tourette Syndrome & Associated Disorders (NJCTS) is proud to announce its corporate sponsors for the 1st Annual NJ Walks for TS at Medford Lakes—the first of its kind in South Jersey.
(Haddock) Carr, 63, of Clinton, a former longtime resident of Tewksbury and Medford, died Monday, March 24, in her home, after an illness.
Edna Greene Medford begins talking to people about America's sesquicentennial, it's not surprising that few people know what she's talking about.
And Medford Knife & Tool makes some kick-ass knives.