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


(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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(ˈstæf ərd)

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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The large trophy bears the inscription: "Stafford Perpetual Challenge Shield for Musketry" and the motto "Soye Femme" (Stand Fast) and "Presented to the New Zealand Rifle Brigade by the townspeople of Stafford, England, June 1919.
David Mihai, 16, was last seen in Stafford, England, at 6pm on July 7.
Mr Horton was born in 1955, in Stafford, England, and fostered out from Dr Barnardo's Home.
Fran, who was born in Stafford, England, was brought up by his mum in Glasgow after she divorced his abusive father.
We went to Kingston Secondary Modern School, in Stafford, England, and were traditionally at war with the King Edward VI Grammar School, where the 'posh' children who passed their 11-plus exam went.
Terry Davis ( 2 The Oaks, Kitlings Lane, Walton on the Hill, Stafford, England, ST178 0LE
The pop sensation was apparently 15 minutes late in starting the show in Stafford, England.
From June 9 through 12, BAM Harvey Theater hosts Richard III: An Arab Tragedy, originally commissioned in 2007 for the Royal Shakespeare Company's Complete Works Festival in Stafford, England. The first Arabic production of a Shakespeare play to be performed at that venue, the critically acclaimed production is adapted and directed by Kuwait-born Sulayman Al-Bassam.
The new engine line is marketed under Perkins' Electropak brand name and built in Stafford, England. The 50 Hz versions include four models: the 2206E-13TAG2, 2206A-E13TAG3, 2206C-E13TAG2 and 2206C-E13TAG3.

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