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Stafford

(ˈstæfəd)
n
(Placename) a market town in central England, administrative centre of Staffordshire. Pop: 63 681 (2001)

Stafford

(ˈstæfəd)
n
(Biography) Sir Edward William. 1819–1901, New Zealand statesman, born in Scotland: prime minister of New Zealand (1856–61; 1865–69; 1872)
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Staf•ford

(ˈstæf ərd)

n.
1. Jean, 1915–79, U.S. novelist and short-story writer.
2. a city in Staffordshire, in central England. 121,500.
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Salton gave instructions to have ready a carriage early on the important day, to start for Stafford, where he would catch the 11.40 a.m.
My adventures in the county of Stafford, whence I escaped with the daughter of my host on a pillion behind me, still fill the tales of the country firesides, and would furnish matter for ballads.
If there is none in Derbyshire to come against me, come all who will, from Nottingham, Stafford, or York, and if I do not make them one and all root the ground with their noses like swine in the forests, call me no more brave William the wrestler."
Washington and I were invited to attend a reception given by the Duke and Duchess of Sutherland, at Stafford House--said to be the finest house in London; I may add that I believe the Duchess of Sutherland is said to be the most beautiful woman in England.
Brother Paul, also a window cleaner, said Stafford had missed a mortgage payment in the month before the tragedy and had been worried about losing the house.
10), you read about Ed Stafford's trek down the length of the Amazon River to raise awareness of the plight of the rain forest.
The State House Commission reviewed the proposal last month granting the developer permission to construct a 6.5-megawatt solar farm on a portion of the capped/closed Stafford Park landfill, which was previously designated as deed-restricted.
Owners: John Stafford, Shawn Stillian and Josh Smith
CAMPAIGN group Cure the NHS has held a protest outside MP Mike O'Brien's Warwickshire office over the "secretive inquiry" into the deaths of 400 patients at Stafford Hospital.
Gainsborough dominated the opening 45 minutes and Stafford keeper Lee Evans twice came to the rescue to deny Lewis McMahon in the opening stages.
Stafford moved to the task with four other members of the gun crew.
WASHINGTON -- Stafford loans have become somewhat more popular with community college students over time.